Welcome to The Write Question, a program that explores the world of writing and publishing in the Western United States. Our guest today is James Lee Burke.
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Burke is the author of 29 novels, including Rain Gods, Swan Peak, The Tin Roof Blowdown, Pegasus Descending, and The Lost Get-Back Boogie, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He's also published two short story collections.
Burke is the winner of two Edgar Awards and was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.
James Lee Burke's eagerly awaited new novel, The Glass Rainbow, finds Detective Dave Robicheaux back in New Iberia, Louisiana, and embroiled in the most harrowing and dangerous case of his career. The Glass Rainbow is Burke's 18th Robicheaux novel.
James Lee Burke on Wikipedia.
Visit James Lee Burke's Web site.
Read the transcript of a 2002 interview with JLB titled, "The Man Behind Dave Robicheaux."
The Write Question is produced by Chérie Newman.
Read an interview with TWQ producer Chérie Newman on the Humanities Montana Web site.
Executive producer, Michael Marsolek.
Special thanks to Lisa Simon, David Moore, Barbara Theroux, and Kim Anderson.
This program is supported in part by Humanities Montana, enriching intellectual, cultural, and civic life for all Montanans. And by the Montana Cultural Trust.
The music in this program was written and performed by John Floridis.
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