Chacon's stark and clever tales of cowboys and suburbanites are full of contradiction and hope.
The winner of the Hudson Prize, this collection of stories, mainly set in the Southwest, digs deep into the lives of its characters. Daniel Chacon
's writing is very lucid and dips into Carveresque plain talk at times, but he isn't afraid to use pretty descriptions as well.
is author of “Chicano Chicanery ”as well as various short stories and plays. His fiction has appeared in several journals, including “ZYZZYVA,” “New England Review,” and “Callaloo,” and his plays have been produced in California and Oregon. His first novel, “and the shadows took him,” was published by Washington Square Press.
Daniel Chac?n, author of “Chicano Chicanery”, has been published in many journals and anthologies. He currently teaches graduate fiction writing at the University of Texas, El Paso.