Writing Westward Podcast

Writing Westward Podcast

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Conversations about the North American West


023 - Jeff Metcalf - Back Cast, Fly-Fishing and Other Such Matters
Jul 21 • 38 min
A discussion about the late Jeff Metcalf ‘s book, “Back Cast: Fly-Fishing and Other Such Matters,” published by the University of Utah Press in 2018, along with a handful of experiences from host Brenden Rensink. The Writing Westward Podcast is a…
022 - Maurice Crandall - These People Have Always Been a Republic
Jun 8 • 69 min
A conversation with Professor Maurice Crandall about his book, These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598-1912 (University of North Carolina Press, 2019). The Writing Westward Podcast is a…
021 - Robert Lee - Land-grab Universities
May 13 • 76 min
A conversation with author Dr. Robert Lee about his High Country News article “Land-grab Universities” and companion website, landgrabu.org. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young…
020 - Miroslava Chávez-García - Migrant Longing
Apr 3 • 62 min
A conversation with author Miroslava Chávez-García about her book, Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (University of North Carolina Press, 2018). The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for…
019 - Monica Martinez - The Injustice Never Leaves You
Mar 16 • 62 min
A conversation with author Monica Muñoz Martinez about her book, “The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas,” published in 2018 by Harvard University Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for…
018 - Megan Kate Nelson - The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West
Feb 7 • 57 min
A conversation with writer and historian Megan Kate Nelson about her new book, “The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West” (Scribner Books, 2020). The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the…
017 - Jack Nisbet - The Dreamer and the Doctor
Jan 24 • 53 min
A conversation with author Jack Nisbet about his dual-biography, “The Dreamer and the Doctor: A Forest Lover and a Physician on the Edge of the Frontier,” published in 2018 by Sasquatch Books. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles…
016 - Frank Bergon - The New Old West
Dec 6, 2019 • 57 min
A conversation with Frank Bergon about his 2019 collection of essays, “Two-Buck Chuck & The Marlboro Man: The New Old West.” The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and hosted…
015 Manu Karuka Empire’s Tracks
Nov 1, 2019 • 58 min
A conversation with Prof. Manu Karuka about his 2019 book, Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham…
014 Robinson and Strom - Voices and Views from Bears Ears
Oct 14, 2019 • 61 min
013 - Leah Sottile - The Bundyville Podcast and Longform Western Journalism
Sep 18, 2019 • 58 min
A conversation with Leah Sottile about her Bundyville podcast and longform journalism. Visit https://longreads.com/bundyville. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University and…
012 - Debra Gwartney - I Am a Stranger Here Myself
Aug 12, 2019 • 52 min
A conversation with Debra Gwartney about her book “I Am a Stranger Here Myself,” published by the University of New Mexico Press in 2019. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young…
011 - Eric Perramond, Unsettled Waters
Jul 22, 2019 • 57 min
A conversation with Eric Perramond about water in the American West and his book, “Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West,” published by the California University Press in 2019. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the…
010 - John Branch - The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West
Jun 21, 2019 • 51 min
Conversation with John Branch about his book “The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West,” published by the W. W. Norton in 2018. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young…
009 - David A. Chang - Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration
May 15, 2019 • 69 min
Conversation with David A. Chang about his award-winning book “The World and All Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration,” published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2016. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the…
008 - Beth Lew-Williams - The Chinese Must Go
Apr 12, 2019 • 52 min
Conversation with Beth Lew-Williams about her 2018 book, “The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America,” published by Harvard University Press in 2018. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd…
007 - Terence Young - Heading Out, A History of American Camping
Mar 22, 2019 • 64 min
Conversation with Terence Young about his book “Heading Out: A History of American Camping,” published by the Cornell University Press in 2017. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young…
006 - Flannery Burke - A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the 20th Century
Feb 15, 2019 • 57 min
Conversation with Flannery Burke about her book “A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century,” published by the University of Arizona Press in 2017. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for…
005 - Tacey M. Atsitty - Rain Scald, Poems
Jan 28, 2019 • 41 min
Conversation with Tacey M. Atsitty about “Rain Scald,” her new collection of poetry recently published by the University of New Mexico Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young…
004 - Pyne, Stephen - Fire in the American West
Dec 12, 2018 • 54 min
Conversation with Stephen Pyne about his books on Fire in the American West, recently and yet being published by The University of Arizona Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young…
003 - Johnson, Benjamin - Escaping the Dark Gray City
Nov 6, 2018 • 57 min
Conversation with Benjamin Johnson about his book “Escaping the Dark Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation,” published in 2017 by Yale University Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western…
002 - Lamont, Victoria - Westerns, A Women’s History
Oct 3, 2018 • 48 min
Conversation with Victoria Lamont about her book “Westerns: A Women’s History,” published in 2016 by the University of Nebraska Press. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University…
001 - Louis Warren - God’s Red Son
Sep 21, 2018 • 64 min
Conversation with Louis S. Warren about his book God’s Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America, published in 2017 by Basic Books and winner of the 2018 Bancroft Prize. The Writing Westward Podcast is a production of the Charles…