Writer http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en 'How To Be A Man': Author Explores Western Gender Identity http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/how-be-man-author-explores-western-gender-identity <p>Author Tamara Linse grew up on ranch in northern Wyoming. She channels that experience in a new collection of short stories, ‘How to Be a Man.’ As Linse explains to Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer, the stories grew out of her own struggles with identity and gender.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 22:09:27 +0000 Micah Schweizer 58415 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 'How To Be A Man': Author Explores Western Gender Identity Halloween With David Sedaris At The University Of Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/halloween-david-sedaris-university-wyoming <p>Wyoming Public Media presents NPR humorist and best-selling author <strong>David Sedaris at the University of Wyoming’s A&amp;S Auditorium Oct 31<sup>st</sup></strong>. This event features new and unpublished readings of Sedaris's work and a book signing and optional Halloween costume contest.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:15:08 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 57573 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Halloween With David Sedaris At The University Of Wyoming Novelist Ann Patchett To Visit UW http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/novelist-ann-patchett-visit-uw <p>Bestselling novelist Ann Patchett <strong><a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2014/04/award-winning-author-ann-patchett-to-speak-at-uw-april-22.html" target="_blank">will speak at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, April 22</a></strong>. The free talk includes a Q &amp; A, followed by a book signing.&nbsp; In addition to the talk, she will meet privately with UW students, including MFA candidates in the creative writing program.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:22:11 +0000 Rebecca Golden 57129 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Novelist Ann Patchett To Visit UW Author Discusses What He’s Learned Raising Bear Cubs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-discusses-what-he-s-learned-raising-bear-cubs <p></p><p>Author Ben Kilham has studied black bears for decades and has also raised orphan bear cubs. His new book is called “Out on a Limb: What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition.” He spoke with Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck, and said his interest in bears came by accident.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:02:39 +0000 Bob Beck 54049 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Discusses What He’s Learned Raising Bear Cubs Author Discusses America’s First Everest Expedition http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-discusses-america-s-first-everest-expedition <p>Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with author Brot Coburn. He lives in Wilson, and his book “The Vast Unknown” is about America’s first expedition up Mount Everest. Coburn says many of the members of the expedition honed their climbing skills in Wyoming.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:26:19 +0000 Willow Belden 53051 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Discusses America’s First Everest Expedition A New Book Of Family Letters Looks At Wyoming Living In The Early 1900s http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-book-family-letters-looks-wyoming-living-early-1900s <p><em>An Improbable Pioneer</em> is a collection of letters by Edith Sampson Holden Healy. Edith was from a prominent Boston family, but moved to Wyoming in 1911 after she married a sheep rancher from the state. The letters describe daily life in Wyoming in the early 1900s. The book was edited by Edith’s granddaughter, Cathy Healy, who’s a writer and editor. It’s the first imprint of the Washakie Museum’s Legacy Collection, which is an initiative that hopes to encourage the preservation of family archives.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:22:21 +0000 Irina Zhorov 53050 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A New Book Of Family Letters Looks At Wyoming Living In The Early 1900s Well-known Wyoming newspaper columnist writes and talks about the wonders of Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/well-known-wyoming-newspaper-columnist-writes-and-talks-about-wonders-wyoming <p>Bill Sniffin is a journalist and entrepreneur who has lived in Wyoming for 42 years.&nbsp; He has received acclaim far and wide for his work.&nbsp; In his newest book, <em>Wyoming's 7 Greatest Natural Wonders</em>, we discover his love affair with Wyoming's many fascinating places he set out to discover.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:17:11 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 52564 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Well-known Wyoming newspaper columnist writes and talks about the wonders of Wyoming Skiing faces challenges in warming world http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/skiing-faces-challenges-warming-world <p>Skiing has been a popular pastime in the West for decades, but with climate change, the future of the sport is in question.<br /><br />Porter Fox is the features editor at Powder magazine and the author of <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Deepbook2013">DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow</a></strong>.&nbsp;Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce spoke with Fox about his new book, and what’s in store for Wyoming.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:04:18 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 51631 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Skiing faces challenges in warming world Writer Mark Jenkins speaks about a recent assignment in Asia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/writer-mark-jenkins-speaks-about-recent-assignment-asia <p>We’re joined now by Mark Jenkins of Laramie. He recently went to a remote area in Asia for a story for National Geographic.&nbsp; He speaks with Willow Belden.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:59:54 +0000 Willow Belden 51630 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Writer Mark Jenkins speaks about a recent assignment in Asia Jason Cohn producer/writer of EAMES: The Architect and the Painter http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jason-cohn-producerwriter-eames-architect-and-painter <p>Jason Cohn first became aware of Charles and Ray Eames through their films when a friend introduced him to their six volume DVD set. The chair obsession followed. EAMES: The Architect and the Painter is Jason's first feature documentary. He previously produced segments for the PBS program Frontline World, associate produced for Frontline and field produced for the award-winning PBS series Remaking American Medicine.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:01:26 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 40592 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jason Cohn producer/writer of EAMES: The Architect and the Painter Award-winning poet, author, writer Naomi Shihab Nye http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/award-winning-poet-author-writer-naomi-shihab-nye <p></p><p>Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet, songwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and American mother. Although she regards herself as a "wandering poet", she refers to San Antonio as her home.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 23:45:30 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 40609 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Award-winning poet, author, writer Naomi Shihab Nye Wyoming Native and Author - Sophie Echeverria http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-native-and-author-sophie-echeverria <p>Sophie Burden was raised on Remuda Ranch, an historic dude ranch established by her family outside of Wickenburg, Arizona. Sophie married Dom Echeverria, a Basque who proved passionate, loving...and explosive. Their life together took them to the high Andes of Peru, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming, where they ran one of the largest ranching operations in the West.</p><p></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:47:43 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 39725 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Native and Author - Sophie Echeverria