Darlene Quaife

Black Blizzard

What do you know about the Dirty Thirties?

Black blizzards where the ferocious wind storms that stripped the drought-ridden North American prairies of top soil in the 1930s. Once the bread basket of the world, these lands produced nothing but a decade of hardship.

This collection of short stories looks at what happened to the young men and women who came of age during this desperate time.

See Short Story page for existing and upcoming Depression Era stories.