The Jackson Hole Review is concerned with the “The West” as a place of convergence. In the West, we meet progress and tradition, urban sophistication and wild imagination, individuality and community. We also face a clash of ideals: the right to self-determination versus the desire to care for our neighbors, the certainty of growth versus the obligation of preservation. These are the central problems of our time, and so to ask what is “Western” is to determine the heights and limitations of the American endeavor.
Twice yearly, The Jackson Hole Review publishes fiction, essays, poetry and visual arts emphasizing themes relative to the West in a broad sense. Small towns and mountain towns from the Rockies to the Great Smokies share their quest for the American identity with the neighborhoods of the Midwest and the coasts, whether city or suburb.
Mary Grossman, Planet Jackson Hole, Inc.
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