“Oil and a Stone”


Click here to read “Oil and a Stone” by David Salner.

David Salner’s second book, Working Here, was published by Minnesota State University’s Rooster Hill Press in 2010. His poetry has appeared in Threepenny ReviewPrairie SchoonerNorth American ReviewThe Iowa ReviewPedestal, several issues of Poetry Daily, and Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac. Chapters from his novel about hard-rock miners in the Old West appear in Cottonwood Magazine and New Plains Review. He worked for 25 years as an iron ore miner, steelworker, machinist, and general laborer. He lives in Frederick, Maryland, with his wife, Barbara Greenway.