Archives for July 2007

Robert Laxalt’s Nevada

by Peter Mires “My father was a sheepherder, and his home was the hills.”  –Sweet Promised Land (1957) To many […]

Red Cloud, Nebraska: Willa Cather’s Lifelong Muse

by Sue Repko As I drove west toward Grand Island, Nebraska, the psychic battle for my literary allegiance kicked into […]

Strong Pioneer Women: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Western Classics

by Rachel McGinnis Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867 in Pepin, Wisconsin, the daughter of Charles and […]

Traveler, Writer, Citizen: The James Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA

by Jennifer Ciotta Donning Texan-style bolo ties and large-brimmed cowboy hats, James Michener appeared as if he just stepped out […]

Traveling With Jo-Ann Mapson: A 21st Century Western Writer

by Marie Loggia-Kee Writer Marie Loggia-Kee shares with the readers of Literary Traveler her inspiring phone interview with Western writer, […]