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The 2012 Desert Road Trips Issue

12/03/2012 ● By Steve

Join The Sun Runner Magazine for our first Desert Road Trips Issue, featuring the Southern Loop from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea, Borrego Springs and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, to Felicity - the center of the world and home of the Museum of History in Granite, to Yuma, Arizona, Castle Dome ghost town, Quartzsite, and more!

Orient Yourself with the Desert Institute By Delphine Lucas

11/09/2012 ● By Denise Brown

One of the joys of living in the desert is having the opportunity to take Desert Institute classes. I recently enrolled in “Basic Map & Compass” because my husband and I love to explore Joshua Tree National Park and other places across the desert. We hiked in the park using a National Geographic map, only to find that the reality around us bore no resemblance to what was on the map.

Gawker picks Desert Writers Issue cover as 2012's Best Magazine Cover

09/18/2012 ● By Steve

OK, so we have no idea how it happened, but Hamilton Nolan on Gawker.com, has chosen our Desert Writers Issue cover as 2012's Best Magazine Cover.

Book Review: Muir Roots 
At One With the Wild Photographic Tales By David Jesse McChesney

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

David Jesse McChesney is a master wildlife photographer. His photographs of animals and birds are second to none. The quality of each photograph is stellar.

Book Review: Ghosts of Ide County By Kurt Schauppner

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Yet this book sneaks up on you. Suddenly you realize that these are people like ourselves, the kind of people who love their children so much, it’s painful. While children need love like this in order to thrive, it is irrelevant to their self-absorbed worlds. It’s all too familiar.

Book Review:In The Mojave Poems by Cynthia Anderson Photographs By Bill Dahl

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

Anderson expresses the subtle moods of her observations of these living and non-living desert elements in her poetry. She organizes them in the book by seasons, and included with each season is a black and white photograph taken by her husband.

Book Review: Desert Reckoning By Deanne Stillman

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

I read the book hoping for some illumination of what I had got myself into by moving to the desert. It gave credence to some- thing I had discovered: the desert had an edge to it

Book Review: Desertwalk: 
A Search for Secrets of the Desert 
Written & Illustrated 
by Audrey Schumacher Moe

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

Desertwalk is a story of Audrey Schumacher Moe’s personal encounter with wildlife and Native American artifacts in the Colorado Desert.

Book Review: A Bird Black As The Sun California Poets
on Crows and Ravens Edited by Enid Osborn
 & Cynthia Anderson

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

In this anthology on ravens and crows, you will enter into the thoughts and experiences of nearly a hundred poets on these elusive birds. These poems were categorized by the editors of this collection.

The Sun Runner's 6th Annual Desert Writers Issue

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner Magazine's 6th Annual Desert Writers Issue features author Robin Maxwell and her latest book, JANE: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan, as well as fiction, essays, and poetry by desert writers, and reviews by Literary Editor Delphine Lucas of desert-related books.