Ecotone heads to DC this weekend for the 2018 Split This Rock Poetry Festival!
Find us at the Social Change Book Fair on Saturday.


Ben Fountain

  Ben Fountain lives in Dallas. He is the author of the story collection Brief Encounters with Che Guevara (Ecco/HarperCollins), which won the 2007 PEN/Hemingway Award and the Barnes and Noble Discover Prize. His novel The Texas Itch is forthcoming from Ecco/HarperCollins.

In Favor of Place

Ben Fountain's foreword to Lookout Books's new anthology of Ecotone fiction, Astoria to Zion Some years ago I met an American who’d lived in Senegal for a time, a woman who told me in passing of a traditional Senegalese greeting…

Impasse Tempête

He’d lived in Port-au-Prince his whole life, and when I first knew him he liked to mock the Macoutes and their country ways, their bumbling attempts at urban cool. “Macoute guy, he dance like this,” Pierre would say, stomping and…