In 2016, far-right protesters occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Denying the government’s right to the land, they opened a debate over the very concept of liberty.
Anthony McCann is the author of the poetry collections Thing Music, I Heart Your Fate, and Moongarden. He currently teaches creative writing at the California Institute of the Arts and in the Low-Residency MFA program of the University of California, Riverside. Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, McCann now lives in the Mojave Desert.