Colorado native Laura Pritchett is an award-winning author and conservationist whose fiction and nonfiction work is deeply engaged with the American West. Her most recent novel, Red Lightning, was released this summer.
Red Lightning is a story of redemption set in the eastern plains of Colorado and tells the story of Tess Cross, a woman with a dark past who returns home in the midst of the largest wildfire in Colorado history. Pritchett reads from the opening chapter of the novel.
Jackson, Wyoming’s own alt-country band One Ton Pig melds the singer-songwriter tradition of artists like Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson with genre-bending jam-band styles. Recorded during a recent visit to the Wyoming Public Radio studios, the band treats us to new songs from their fourth album, Lastville.