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.

Guests on The Write Question are authors, illustrators, photographers, and publishers from western states, or visiting writers who are spending a considerable block of time teaching or working in the west.


165 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Walter Kirn talks about and reads from his memoir 'Blood Will Out: The True Story of Murder, a Mystery and a Masquerade.'

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WCWP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Alexandra Fuller talks about and reads from her third memoir, 'Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness.'

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, WCWP, and KSJD


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Kim Fu talks about and reads from her debut novel, 'For Today I Am A Boy.'

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and WCWP


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Bryce Andrews talks with Chérie Newman about his decision to move to a cattle ranch in Montana and about the memoir he wrote about his experiences ...

Bought by WCWP, Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Julie Cajune performing her one-woman play "Belief", Credit: Brooks Johnson
During this program Julie Cajune — an American Indian storyteller, educator, and actress — talks about her one-woman play titled “Belief.”

Bought by WCWP, KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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During this program, Josh Slotnick talks about farming and his poetry collection, FarmHome. He also reads several poems.

Bought by KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Historian, teacher, and poet Joseph McGeshick talks about Montana’s Native American poets and about what’s happening on the Fort Peck Indian Reserv...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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During this program, Scott Elliott talks with TWQ producer Chérie Newman about his novel 'Temple Grove,' which includes environmental, mythological...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Marjane Ambler talks about and reads from 'Yellowstone Has Teeth: A memoir of living year-round in the world's first national park.'

Bought by KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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YA author Charlie Price talks about and reads from his novel DEAD GIRL MOON. He also shares information about his teaching career, which included w...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KSJD


  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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San Francisco Bay-area photographer Sue Reynolds and Salish poet Victor Charlo talk about their book, 'Still Here: Not Living in Tipis.'

Bought by KSJD, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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During this program, Christine Byl talks about her memoir, Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods, which describes her experiences working on trail c...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KSJD


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Andrew R. Graybill talks about and reads from 'The Red and The White: A Family Saga of the American West,' in which he writes about Malcolm Clarke ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jamie Ford talks about and reads from his second novel, Songs of Willow Frost. He also talks about west coast Chinese culture in the early 20th cen...

Bought by WCWP, KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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During this program, Wyoming author Alyson Hagy talks about and reads from her novel Boleto. She also tells the story behind the story, which invol...

Bought by WCWP, KSJD, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Brandon Schrand talks about the influence reading literature had on his early life, when he was a boy growing up in Soda Springs, Idaho, and during...

Bought by WCWP, KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Chérie Newman, Barbara Theroux, and Zed talk about recently-published books written by authors from the western U.S. -- fiction, nonfiction, and po...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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During this program Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford talks about and reads from his latest novel, Canada. He also considers character mot...

Bought by WCWP, Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Kate Lebo talks about and reads from 'A Commonplace Book of Pie,' which combines high art, pop culture, practical resource and fantasy zodiac to ma...

Bought by WCWP, KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Henry Real Bird talks about Crow Indian culture and reads poems from his new collection, 'Wolf Teeth.' He also sings a poem.

Bought by WCWP, Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4