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Pam Houston • Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Pam Houston

Pam Houston is the author of Deep Creek and Air Mail, Letters of Politics, Pandemics, and Place. She has written two novels, Contents May Have Shifted and Sight Hound, two collections of short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me, all published by W.W. Norton.

She teaches in the Low Rez MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, is Professor of English at UC Davis, and a co-founder and creative director of the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers. She lives at 9,000 feet above sea level near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.

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Christal Frost is a popular media personality in northern Michigan,  host of “Frost & McCarty” on NewsTalk 580 WTCM, as well as the station’s Director of Community Engagement. She also hosts food and travel programs and is actively involved with many community groups, including the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center.

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