The Write Question

Series produced by KUFM - Montana Public Radio

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A weekly literary program that features writers from the American West and beyond. The Write Question is hosted and produced by former Montana Book Festival Director Lauren Korn and co-produced first by Peter Hoag and currently by Chris Moyles and Jake Birch. TWQ is distributed through PRX to public and community radio stations, as well as to listeners around the world.

Guests on The Write Question include authors writing from or about the western United States—or about subjects outside the American West that are applicable to the region. The series also features bestselling and emerging writers, visiting writers, illustrators, photographers, publishers, and other artists.


507 Pieces

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Liberty Lanes is a heart-warming novel about a group of elders bound together by friendship and old romances, and by their determination to live li...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 29:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Neil McMahon’s riveting new thriller, L.A. MENTAL is a mind-bending blend of nano-tech paranoia and classic murder mystery, set in a city on the ed...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Part 2 of two programs funded by the upcoming 5-part PBS series "Women, War & Peace," which will air on consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning on O...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Part 1 of two programs funded by the upcoming 5-part PBS series "Women, War & Peace," which will air on consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning on O...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 30:02
  • Purchases: 1
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A few months before he was to be married to his long-time girlfriend, Julian Smith was experiencing anxiety about making such a "huge commitment." ...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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According to People Magazine, 'Where's My Wand?: One Boy's Magical Triumph Over Alienation and Shag Carpeting' is "Gut-splittingly funny ... a deep...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Mary Clearman Blew talks about the challenges of writing memoir that includes living people. She also reads passages from her ...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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During this program, David Shapiro talks about the first book in his Terra Tempo graphic novel series, 'Ice Age Cataclysm!' and about how he found ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Mary Jane Nealon talks about how poetry saved her life when she was carrying the grief of dying patients. She also reads from ...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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During the program David Mogen talks about two categories of Montanans, farmers and ranchers, the evolution of the word "honyocker" and how the sto...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program Karl Marlantes, a highly decorated Marine Lieutenant, talks about why he wrote 'Matterhorn' and why it took nearly 35 years to ...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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During this program, Janet Skeslin Charles talks about, and reads from 'Moonlight In Odessa', a darkly humorous novel about eastern European women ...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program Rick Bass talks about the challenges of writing fiction about real, living people. He also reads from his novel 'Nashville Chro...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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During this program, Cedar Brant -- poet, wildlife biologist, and environmental consultant -- talks about her childhood in northwestern Montana and...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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During the first half of this program, Marc Hendrix talks about his book, 'Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone Country.' In the second half, KC Glaste...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes of western Montana have published a set of educational materials that includes a book titled, Bull Trou...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Barbara Theroux and Zed join The Write Question producer Chérie Newman to talk about recently-published books by writers in th...

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  • Added: May 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During the program, Kim Barker talks about her addiction to living in and reporting from war zones in Afghanistan while working as the South Asia b...

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  • Added: May 17, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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After growing up on a ranch on the far east side of Montana, Philip J. Burgess graduated from college, served in Vietnam, and then spent a decade t...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Ruth McLaughlin talks with The Write Question producer Chérie Newman about growing up near Culbertson, Montana, and the legacy...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1