Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

9-11-2012

Publisher

Black Mountain Institute; KNPR

Abstract

Melinda Moustakis was born in Alaska and raised in Bakersfield, California. Her first book is a series of related stories about life in the frozen north, "Bear Down, Bear North." She particularly emphasizes fishing on the rugged Kenai River in all its harsh reality. The book won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Moustakis is reading from her book and discussing it as part of the Black Mountain Institute's Emerging Writer Series.

Keywords

Alaska; Authorship; Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.); Creative writing; Fiction; Oral interpretation of fiction; Short stories

Disciplines

American Literature | Creative Writing | Literature in English, North America

Language

English

Comments

Audio file size: 9.91 megabytes

Permissions

This audio segment is used with the gracious permission of "KNPR's State of Nevada" which podcasts many segments of its programs. See KNPR's website for more information.


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