Annie Osburn

Cultural Affairs Volunteer - HumaNature and Spoken Words

Annie is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Wyoming. She is originally from Michigan, but comes to Laramie by way of California, Virginia, Montana and Alaska. She earned degrees in Political Science and Law from Stanford University, but has now worked as a wilderness guide for longer than she practiced law. Her writing interests center on the influence of wilderness and isolation on individuals. Her non-writing interests include baking, rock and ice climbing, and playing music with friends and strangers.

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It's almost Halloween. Plastic tombstones and dancing skeletons are everywhere you look. But how does Wyoming handle actual death? Wyoming Public Radio's Annie Osburn spoke with someone whose job it was to be in presence of the dead.