Snow: A Winter Reading Anthology

“Something that melts can also burn,” writes Dean Rader in “Frost on Fire”:

                                                            like a
Thicket of ice in the pond, the cold net
Of stars, even the hard white ax of the
Like all great literature, these snowy stories and poems invite us to open our hearts to complex and unexpected truths. And what better time to burrow deep than winter—a season of hibernation, regeneration, and beginning anew. We hope you’ll grab a mug of your favorite warm beverage and cozy up with these memorable winter reads.