A Review

Scott Harber wrote a nice review of Flyover People: FlyoverPeople: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State by Cheryl Unruh. Quincy Press 2010.196 pages.Paperback. $20 shipping and handling included at www.flyoverpeople.net. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”...

Kansas Profile

Last summer I was interviewed by Ron Wilson of the Huck Boyd Institute for Rural Development at K-State. He wrote about me and my book as one of his weekly Kansas Profiles. Here’s the text. And here’s the radio version. (You’ll need to scroll down to...

2011 Kansas Notable Book Awards

I wasn’t that good at track meets in junior high, but I finally won my first medal, ever. And I’m pleased that it was for writing. For Kansas writing. Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State was one of 15 books selected as a 2011 Kansas...

The List

On Wednesday, the State Library of Kansas and the Kansas Center for the Book released the 2011 Kansas Notable Book List. I feel very honored to be on the list and to be in the company of these other great Kansas...

In the House

This morning in the House of Representatives Chamber in the Kansas Capitol, Gary Blitsch of SouthWind Art Gallery introduced Don Lambert and me. Don Lambert portrayed John Steuart Curry and so he was dressed in his painter’s overalls. I was dressed in my author...