besmilr brigham

besmilr brigham (1913-2000), raised by farmers in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, began writing seriously in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, traveled alone by freighter in 1948 to charred Europe, from 1950 to the mid 70’s with daughter and husband traveled by car to and lived in Nicaragua, Nova Scotia, Alaska, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, returning in intervals to the U.S. to work, writing relentlessly “putting away manuscripts” on her own terms, is the author of Agony Dance: Death of the Dancing Dolls (Prensa De Lagar 1969), heaved from the earth (Knopf 1972), and Run Through Rock edited by C.D. Wright (Lost Roads 2000). She died in New Mexico.