During this program, O. Alan Weltzien talks about Thomas Savage's novel Lona Hanson. And about his research into the work of this under-appreciated 20th-century writer’s work.
LISTEN TO THE PROGRAM
READ THE WRITE QUESTION BLOG
Subscribe to the The Write Question PODCAST
Become a fan of The Write Question on Facebook.
Alan Weltzien has received two Fulbright Fellowships and one University of Montana Faculty Exchange Award.
Weltzien recently published his first book of poems, To Kilimanjaro and Back, and has edited, co-edited, or authored five other books, including a memoir entitled A Father and an Island: Reflections on Loss, and The Norman Maclean Reader, and an article titled "Thomas Savage: a Forgotten Novelist."
You'll find Lona Hanson and other books by O. Alan Weltzien at Fact & Fiction in Missoula, or at your local independent bookseller.
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, connecting kids to community, supporting vital cultural institutions, and encouraging community conversations. And by Montana's Cultural Trust, Fact & Fiction book stores, and Public Radio Listeners.
The Write Question: a program that explores the world of writing and publishing in the western United States.
The music in this program was written and performed by John Floridis.
Send comments to Chérie Newman.
Guests on the The Write Question are writers, publishers, and illustrators living, or working for an extended period of time, in the western United States. The Write Question is a production of Montana Public Radio.