The Write Question

Series produced by KUFM - Montana Public Radio

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A weekly literary program that features writers from the western United States. The Write Question is produced by Montana Book Festival Director Lauren Korn, and produced by Korn and Peter Hoag. TWQ is distributed through PRX to public and community radio stations, as well as to listeners around the world.

Guests on The Write Question are authors writing from or about the western United States. Or visiting authors who spend a considerable block of time teaching or working in the West. The program also features illustrators, photographers, publishers, and other artists.


386 Pieces

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Sneed B. Collard III has captured one of the West's premier rodeo events, the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale, with photographs and stories in his ne...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandra Alcosser, Montana's first Poet Laureate, and TWQ producer, Chérie Newman, talk about a recently published collection titled, NEW POETS OF TH...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Keir Graff has written four political crime novels. THE PRICE OF LIBERTY, set in the town of Red Rock Wyoming, is his latest. During this program ...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, the Smith brothers and Ken White talk with TWQ producer Chérie Newman about their screenplay adaptation of James Welch's novel...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The U.S. Forest Service was just about to get the Congressional ax when a monster fire saved it. During this program, Pulitzer-Prize-winning journa...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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During this program, Craig Johnson talks about JUNKYARD DOGS, the sixth book in his Walt Longmire mystery series. He also reads a few pages and tel...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Keetje Kuipers has a unique way of creating poetry: she walks and puts words to the rhythms of her strides. Once in a while, if a poem gets too lon...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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James Lee Burke's eagerly awaited new novel find Detective Dave Robicheaux back in New Iberia, Louisiana, and embroiled in the most harrowing and d...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Journalist Carol Bradley has written about many aspects of animal welfare, including horse slaughtering, rodeos, animal hoarding, and animal cruelt...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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At the age of 90, Richard Moore has published a book that includes a selection of his poems written between 1946 and 2008. During this program he r...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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THE RENEGADE SPORTSMAN is one of those books with a beefy sub-title: "Drunken Runners, Bike Polo Superstars, Roller Derby Rebels, Killer Birds, and...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ednor Therriault is the author of MONTANA CURIOSITIES, a book that invites you to laugh your way through Big Sky Country. During this program, Ther...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Marianne Wiggins talks about her novel, THE SHADOW CATCHER, which combines fiction with biography (albeit a semi-fictional Mar...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Boswell is the author of six novels, three story collections, and two nonfiction books.

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Samuel Ligon is the author of DRIFT AND SWERVE, a collection of stories (2009), and SAFE IN HEAVEN DEAD, a novel (2003).

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The Write Question producer, Chérie Newman, talks with Laura Bell about her new memoir, CLAIMING GROUND.

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Forty years after Richard Hugo wrote poems about towns in Montana, Idaho, and Washington state, Frances McCue followed his legend to those places. ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 01, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Roger Dunsmore talks about writing poetry, about his adventures as a humanities scholar, and why he settled his restless self in Montana. He also r...

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  • Added: May 24, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Mark Spragg talks about and reads from his third novel, BONEFIRE.

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  • Added: May 04, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Brynie's latest book is the focus of this program: BRAIN SENSE: THE SCIENCE OF THE SENSES AND HOW WE PROCESS THE WORLD AROUND US.

Bought by WNPR Connecticut, WFIU, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3