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Award-winning novelist and essayist Rilla Askew describes the multiple layers that form the deep map of her home territory in Oklahoma. Ranging beyond landscape and history, Askew interweaves literary influences, personal narrative, family legends, and folklore in her literary works and in this exegesis on what it means to deep map one's "postage stamp of native soil" in fiction and creative nonfiction.

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This page is a summary of: Epicenter: Deep Mapping Place in Fiction and Nonfiction, Great Plains Quarterly, January 2017, Project Muse,
DOI: 10.1353/gpq.2017.0054.
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