Nathan Tompkins

To Protect Our Schools

In order to protect our children in schools, we might have to rethink our strategy. Nathan Tompkins imagines some options.   On 20 April, 1999, I was sitting at the bar in the Wet Dog Café in downtown Astoria, drinking beer whiskey and rum with a shell-shocked teacher I knew. He told me he was thinking about retiring at the end of the year. I asked him ... Read the full article
Nathan Tompkins

Nathan Tompkins is a writer living in a small town just north of Portland, Oregon, though his heart will always be walking along the Kootenai River in his native North Idaho. His work has appeared in many publications including NonBinary Review. He is the author of four chapbooks, but his beautiful Australian daughter is his finest accomplishment.

16 Songs for Record Store Day 2016

Happy Record Store Day 2016! Jesse Valencia burns you a killer mixtape of 16 songs to commemorate the occasion.