Welcome to The Write Question, a program that explores the world of writing and publishing in the western United States. Our guest today is Wendy Parciak.
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Parciak has a Ph.D in ecology from The University of Montana, and has worked as a wilderness ranger and biologist for numerous state and federal agencies. She also studied cello at the Julliard School of Music.
Requiem for Locusts, her first novel, was recently selected as a Montana Book Award Honor Book.
Wendy Parciak lives in Missoula, Montana, with her husband, young son, and three very active border collies.
Visit the Requiem for Locusts Web site.
Read a review of Requiem for Locusts by Ann Zanoni.
FYI: Information About New Books By Regional Authors
Recently published books by regional writers include, The Couch, by Benjamin Parzybok.
And from Bison Books: Why Sacagawea Deserves the Day Off and Other Lessons from the Lewis and Clark Trail, by Stephanie Ambrose Tubbs.
For more information about new books, contact your favorite bookseller or library.
And here’s a quote about Requiem for Locusts from Priscilla Cogan: “The echoes of this story will continue to haunt me for a long, long time. An astonishing feat of writing by first-time novelist, Wendy Parciak!
The Write Question is produced by Chérie Newman.
Executive producer, Michael Marsolek.
Special thanks to Barbara Theroux, Prageeta Sharma, Renée McGrath, and Kim Anderson.
This program is supported in part by The Greater Montana Foundation — encouraging communication on issues, trends, and values of importance to Montanans. And by Humanities Montana, enriching intellectual, cultural, and civic life for all Montanans.
This program included music by Michael Blessing and Springhill.
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