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. TWQ is produced by MTPR's Sarah Aronson and 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 occasionally features illustrators, photographers, and publishers.


344 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Virginia Reeves discusses her novel, The Behavior of Love. She also reads a short passage.

Bought by KWMR and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Bryce Andrews discusses his environmental nonfiction, Down From the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear. He also reads a short passage.

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


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Writer and psychotherapist, Lori Gottlieb, discusses her nonfiction book, "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Li...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Sharma Shields discusses her novel, The Cassandra. She also reads a short passage.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Rockstar author and freelance photographer Chris La Tray digs in to his book, "One-Sentence Journal: Short Poems and Essays from the World at Large...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ben Goldfarb shares his enthusiasm for the largest rodent in North America via a discussion about his book, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Lives of ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Editor and author Margot Kahn, along with contributor Maya Jewell Zeller, discuss the anthology "This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home." They...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Simeon Mills discusses his novel about growing up robot in the 1990s, The Obsoletes. He also reads two short selections.

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


  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 28:53
  • Purchases: 3
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Canadian historian and author Edward Chamberlin discusses his book "The Baker and the Blackfoot: An Untold Story of Friendship, Trust, and Broken P...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Poet and memoirist, Joe Wilkins, discusses his debut novel, "Fall Back Down When I Die."

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


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Poet Juliane Okot Bitek discusses her award-winning collection of poems, "100 Days," written in response to the Rwandan genocide in 1994.

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


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Allen Morris Jones discusses his noir mystery novel, "Sweeney on the Rocks." He also reads short passages.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Harvard professor Elisa New explores the value of poetry in a social setting as it relates to her PBS production, "Poetry in America."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Kisha Schlegel discusses her collection of essays, "Fear Icons." She also reads short passages from the book.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Poet Rob Schlegel discusses his collection, "In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps." He also reads several poems.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation with CMarie Fuhrman about her nonfiction and work as co-editor of the anthology, Native Voices. She also reads two short passages.

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


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Poet Rob Carney discusses his collection, The Book of Sharks. He also recites several poems from memory.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Christy Stillwell discusses her novel, "The Wolf Tone," winner of the 2017 Elixir Fiction Award. She also reads a short passage from an article she...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Erin Saldin discusses her YA novel, The Dead Enders. She also reads two short passages.

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


  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Organic farmer, Bob Quinn discusses "Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food," with his co-author, Liz Carlis...

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


  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3