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

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Doctor and writer Laura Kolbe talks about her new collection of poems, "Little Pharma."

Bought by WETS, KWMR, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Nov 17, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We revisit an 2019 conversation between Sarah Aronson and CMarie Fuhrman. Fuhrman talks about her nonfiction and her work as co-editor of the antho...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 25, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Author Robin McLean talks about her new book, "Pity the Beast."

Bought by WETS, KWMR, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Robert Wrigley talks about his new essay collection, "Nemerov's Door" and reads from his upcoming collection of poetry, "The True Account of Myself...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Yellowstone Public Radio, KWMR and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Writer Amy Leach discusses her new book, "The Everybody Ensemble: Donkeys, Essays, and Other Pandemoniums."

Bought by WETS, KWMR, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 15, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Author Anne Helen Petersen discusses her new book, "Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home," written with her partn...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Dec 23, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This is an encore performance of a 2019 interview between former host Sarah Aronson and author Stephanie Land. They discuss Stephanie's best-sellin...

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


  • Added: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Writer Victoria Chang discusses her new epistolary collection, "Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief."

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


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Author Nathaniel Ian Miller discusses his latest novel, "The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven," and reads from the book.

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Writer Danielle Geller discusses her debut memoir, "Dog Flowers" - a story of returning to the Navajo reservation after her mother's death.

Bought by WETS, KVNF, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Poet CAConrad discusses their latest collection: "AMANDA PARADISE: Resurrect Extinct Vibration."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 26, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Writer Renee Branum discusses her brand new novel, "Defenestrate."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Conservationist and author Doug Peacock discusses his newest book, "Was It Worth It?: A Wilderness Warrior's Long Trail Home."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Taiwanese-American poet Jennifer Huang discusses her debut collection, "Return Flight."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Poet Jos A Charles discusses their brand new collection, "a Year & other poems."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Feb 23, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Author Greg Peters discusses his latest book, "Our National Forests: Stories from America’s Most Important Public Lands."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Coast Salish author Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe discusses her brand new memoir, "Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk."

Bought by WETS, KNCT FM, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 16, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Writer John Elizabeth Stintzi discusses their brand new novel, "My Volcano."

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KNCT FM, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Mar 23, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Writer Bill Vaughn discusses his new book, "The Last Heir: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Two Montana Families."

Bought by Prairie Public, WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Apr 06, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Writer Charmaine Wilkerson discusses her bestselling debut novel, "Black Cake."

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7