Olivia Durif is a writer who lives and works on a conservation land trust in the south central Washington high desert. She co-edited the Die Jim Crow EP Book (2016), a companion book for a concept album of the same name about racism in the US prison system, written and performed by currently and previously incarcerated artists. In 2015, she created Bearings, a print journal that publishes art and writing about physical and metaphorical boundaries. Her essays — including her most recent, “Can Pulque Fight Capitalism?” — can be found at www.hypocritereader.com and in the Mexico City-based Cuanderno Fronteira.
The Last Bastion of Free America?: Meagan Day’s “Maximum Sunlight”
Olivia Durif reviews Meaghan Day’s book about Tonopah, Nevada....