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The Write Question is a weekly literary program hosted by Lauren Korn that features authors from the American West—and beyond—including James Lee Burke, Kate Lebo, Anne Helen Petersen, Robert Wrigley, Jess Walter, Stephen Graham Jones, Barry Lopez, Hoa Nguyen, Maggie Shipstead, Elissa Washuta, and others.

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The Write Question is a weekly literary program hosted by Lauren Korn that features authors from the American West—and beyond—including James Lee Burke, Kate Lebo, Anne Helen Petersen, Robert Wrigley, Jess Walter, Stephen Graham Jones, Barry Lopez, Hoa Nguyen, Maggie Shipstead, Elissa Washuta, and others.

    Encore: Carmen Giménez Smith talks poetry, politics, and feminism

    Encore: Carmen Giménez Smith talks poetry, politics, and feminism

    This week during ‘The Write Question,’ we return to Cherie’s 2017 conversation with Carmen Giménez Smith, a politically aware and feminist-oriented poet, who focuses on general cultural references rather than a sentimental personal narrative in her poetry.

    • 28 min
    Encore: Fruit and functionality: A conversation with Kate Lebo

    Encore: Fruit and functionality: A conversation with Kate Lebo

    This week during ‘The Write Question,’ we return to Lauren’s 2021 conversation with poet, essayist, and pie lady Kate Lebo about ‘The Book of Difficult Fruit,’ a dark and funny encyclopedia-memoir-essay collection-cookbook.

    • 29 min
    Encore: Gangsters, Gamblers, Bootleggers, and Wrestlers: Chad Dundas’s ‘Champion of the World’

    Encore: Gangsters, Gamblers, Bootleggers, and Wrestlers: Chad Dundas’s ‘Champion of the World’

    In this encore broadcast, Chérie Newman speaks with novelist Chad Dundas about his debut novel, ‘Champion of the World’: Set in the world of wrestling in the 1920s, a husband and wife are set adrift in a place where everyone has something to hide and not even the fights can be taken at face value.

    • 28 min
    Encore: ‘Grief Sequence’ with Prageeta Sharma

    Encore: ‘Grief Sequence’ with Prageeta Sharma

    In this encore broadcast, Sarah Aronson and Prageeta Sharma discuss the relationship between poetry and grief, both in regards to her loss as well as the collective uncertainty of COVID. The two also grapple with themes of misunderstanding, witness, and beauty in an effort to make sense of the what it means to be human.

    • 28 min
    Encore: All of Montana is a stage: ‘Shakespeare in Montana’ with Gretchen E. Minton

    Encore: All of Montana is a stage: ‘Shakespeare in Montana’ with Gretchen E. Minton

    This week on The Write Question, we revisit Lauren’s conversation with Shakespeare scholar Gretchen E. Minton; the two dive into, well, Shakespeare!

    • 28 min
    Encore: Watching our mouths: ‘sulphurtongue’ with Rebecca Salazar

    Encore: Watching our mouths: ‘sulphurtongue’ with Rebecca Salazar

    This week on ‘The Write Question,’ we revisit Lauren’s 2021 conversation with Canadian poet, editor, and community organizer Rebecca Salazar.

    • 28 min

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