A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Arizona writing programs, Ann Cummins has had her stories published in The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Quarterly West, and the Sonora Review, among other publications, as well as The Best Ameri
"Cummins (stories: Red Ant House, 2003) avoids distracting polemics, interweaving the personal and political with quiet authority."
The title refers to the noxious dust produced by a uranium mill in the Four Corners region of the Southwest, where this complex, unusually mature debut novel takes place.
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"Strong if uneven: the emerging voice of a new talent to watch."