Lonely Work

By K.S. Brooks / Silverado Express Newspaper

Farming at Night. Photograph by K.S. Brooks

This is a difficult topic. But if writing and talking about it can save one life, then it’s worth it. Facts are facts: Farmers in the United States die by suicide 1.5 times more often than the national average, according to a study by the CDC (Center for Disease Control). This number may be low, in fact, because it is believed that some of the deaths are staged to look like equipment accidents…

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Award-winning novelist and photographer. Fearless leader of IndiesUnlimited. Wilderness hermit, intrepid road warrior. Gluten-free guru. Slightly opinionated.

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KS Brooks

Award-winning novelist and photographer. Fearless leader of IndiesUnlimited. Wilderness hermit, intrepid road warrior. Gluten-free guru. Slightly opinionated.