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Maxim Loskutoff is the critically acclaimed author of Ruthie Fear and Come West and See. His stories and essays have appeared in numerous periodicals, including the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Ploughshares, and The Southern Review. He lives in western Montana.
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Ruthie Fear
A Novel
Maxim Loskutoff - 2020-09-01
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"Ruthie Fear" is a stunning novel exploring a young girl's relationship with nature and her struggle to find her place in a society dominated by men. Set in Montana's Bitterroot Valley, tensions arise between classes and a natural disaster threatens the community. As Ruthie grows older, she sees the strange creature she witnessed in her youth reappear. Maxim Loskutoff's debut novel captures the beauty and destruction of the modern American West with gorgeous prose and an entirely new perspective on the western genre. A must-read for anyone looking to discover unique and captivating stories.
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Come West and See Lib/E
Maxim Loskutoff - 2019-08-06 (first published in 2018)
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Discover a powerful new vision of the West through Come West and See. Set in the isolated Redoubt wilderness, this timely and timeless work explores themes of love, heartbreak, and political upheaval. From a cruel charade at a lakeside wedding to an unemployed carpenter turned militia member, the stories showcase the loneliness and frustration inherent to personal and political divisions. With startling insights into the wounds of the American people, this book is a must-read for anyone seeking a poignant and thought-provoking depiction of the West.
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Endangered Animals (A Short Story)
Maxim Loskutoff - 2014-10-01
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Endangered Animals is a poignant short story originally published in a literary journal. It follows father and daughter Peter and Marcy on a dad-kid weekend in the woods, where Marcy's anxiety is intensified by the unfamiliar surroundings. Her obsession with finding otters leads both of them to confront their inner fears and struggles, revealing the hidden places where our anxieties intersect. This emotionally resonant tale is told through the perspectives of both parent and child, shedding light on the tenuous grasp we can have on the world regardless of age.
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Willow Springs 72
Kim Addonizio, Denver Butson, Nicole Cooley, Robert Long Foreman, Nora Hickey, Kate Lebo, Maxim Loskutoff, Cate Marvin, Mark Neely, Aurelie Sheehan - 2013-06-04
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Willow Springs 72 is a collection of fiction and poetry by a talented group of writers, including Kim Addonizio and Nicole Cooley. This issue features interviews with Steve Almond and Susan Orlean, exploring the relationship between artist and corporation and the emotional challenges of being an outsider. Dive into this thought-provoking and beautifully crafted literary journal.