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Molly Boyle

Molly Boyle lives in Santa Fe and studied poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Ice, Ice, Baby

WHEN 17-YEAR-OLD CLAUDIUS DIPO ALAM came to the U.S. from Indonesia as a professional soccer player, he had no clue what a paleta was. But a decade or so later, he couldn’t get enough of the Mexican…

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What We're Reading: Molly

THE TITLE CHARACTER in Kevin Honold’s lyrical Molly (Autumn House Press) is a waitress working out a hardscrabble but vastly imaginative life in a trailer on a mesa in New Mexico in 1968. She dubs her…

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Datebook: June 2022

ANCESTRAL PUEBLO PEOPLE KNEW what was up—the sky—and they built their world around it. At Aztec Ruins National Monument, the structures left behind by the Animas River Valley’s largest Indigenous…

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Back to the Indigenous Future

FIRED BY TEMPERATURES of more than 2,000 degrees, a warrior emerges from a monolithic portal adorned with Indigenous symbols. A blood-red bust faces the courtyard of the Inn and Spa at Loretto…

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Soak Up Some Hot Springs History

THE OPENING OF A ROADSIDE HOT SPRINGS might not seem like an occasion for tears. But when the mineral baths on NM 65 outside Las Vegas, New Mexico, reopened last fall after 18 months of Covid-related…

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What We're Reading: Sky Rider

ON JULY 4, 1882, six-foot-tall, 225-pound Park Van Tassel lifted off from Albuquerque’s Old Town in a hot-air balloon that was dangerously inflated at only two-thirds capacity. It was the first…

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Datebook: April 2022

THE GATHERING OF NATIONS—North America’s largest powwow—is traditionally held in spring. This year, the season of rebirth gives the event special meaning. After two years of pandemic-related hiatus…

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