Daryl Farmer

Associate Professor, Director of Creative Writing, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Daryl Farmer is the author of BICYCLING BEYOND THE DIVIDE, which received a Barnes and Noble Discover Award and was a Colorado Book Award finalist and WHERE WE LAND, a collection of short stories. His recent work has appeared in The Whitefish Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, and Gingerbread House. He is an associate professor at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks where he is director of the creative writing program.



Bicycling Beyond the Divide (Excerpt)
Because the Stars We See at Night are Not the Stars that are There
Because the Stars
The flowers are orange...
Triptych: Penance, Remnants, and I Breathe on Glass and Write My Name
As boys, we ran wild. Creeping back alleys, cutting through neighborhood yards, hurling crabapples at cars from safe concealment behind trees and hills and night. The park near...


The Chestnut Trees, The Wishing Well
He feels the creaking in his aged knees as he ascends the steps onto the porch upon his return from a walk that had found him, despite the autumn rain, passing the beachside...
Dusk when the plane lifts, and I look down at the country below. Cross hatched land in colors of brown and green, a dull red barn with a silver roof. This flight is carrying me...


A Denali Narrative
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