Miscellaneous Projects

Below are stories, poems, and essays that have been published but are not available in K. L. Cook's previously published books, as well as information about new book projects.

Stories & Poems

"Noise." Wrong Tree Review.  Winter 2010.  Inaugural Issue.

"On the Strip." Wrong Tree Review.  Winter 2010.  Inaugural Issue.

"Strange Waters." Amarillo Bay.  February 2002.

"Love Song from the Monterrey Aquarium Spawn Shop." South Dakota Review. Spring 1999.

"Ancient Magic." South Dakota Review. Spring 1999.

"White Sheets."  Potpourri. Spring  1997.

"Spent." Valley Guide Quarterly. Summer 1996.

Essays

"Foot Notes." In Shenandoah, 52.2, Summer 2002. Reprinted in Redux, December 2012.
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"Habits of Art."
In the Spalding MFA Faculty Blog. September 2012.
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"Love Songs for the Quarantined."
In the Spalding MFA Faculty Blog. September 2011.
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"Narrative Strategy and Dramatic Design."
 In The Writer's Chronicle.  May/Summer 2010 Issue.

"A Family Theme, A Family Secret."  Originally published on Glimmer Train's "Writer's Ask" website. Reprinted in Now Write: Fiction Writing Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers.  Edited by Sherry Ellis. Tarcher Press, 2006.
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"Family Systems in Film and Literature:  Interdisciplinary Team-Teaching."  With Dr. Wayne Regina. In Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education.  Edited by R. Dean Johnson.  University Press of America, 2006.
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"Advising at Prescott College."  In Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education.  Edited by R. Dean Johnson.  University Press of America, 2006.
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"Landscapes and Lichens: Deb Ford's Common Ground/Symbiotic Equivalence." Exhibition Essay. Ucross Art Gallery. Fall 2006.

"On the Road: The Do-It-Yourself Book Tour." From Poets & Writers November/December 2005.
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The Man Who Fell from the Sky

A new novel based on the father character, Neil Brewer, who appears in several of the stories in the "Pool Boy" section of Last Call and in the story, "The Man Who Fell from the Sky," in Love Songs for the Quarantined.
Listen to an excerpt (7:52)

Shakespeare West

A novel set in a Shakespeare repertory company in the American West.

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