Welcome to Words Out West, a podcast where you’ll hear voices from the literary landscape of Big Sky Country and beyond.

We spotlight both established and emerging writers of the contemporary West.

A rapping cowboy, a river-guiding novelist and a bus-riding Poet Laureate are just a few of the folks you’ll hear from on Words Out West.

  • Drinking and Addiction
    In this episode, writers David E. Thomas, Sheryl Noethe and Mark Gibbons are talking about booze, and the effect it has from the view of a bus seat, a bar stool, and a lawn chair. See More
  • Pathways to Self-Discovery
    In this episode, writers Chris Sand, Freya Jones and Robert Lee are on the path to self-discovery. While on their journey, they run into things like girl traps, peacocks and rattlesnake juice. See more
  • Puzzles of Human Relationships
    In this episode, writers Kevin Canty, Shaun Gant and David Allan Cates have put together puzzles—all made up from the pieces of human relationships. One will tally the cost of family, another the toll of an affair, and the other ignites romance. See more
  • Welcome to Words Out West
    Welcome to Words Out West, a podcast where we hear voices from the literary landscape of Big Sky Country and beyond.