Book Club Contributor
Alex Hunt is a professor of English at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX. Alex Hunt has studied
and lived all over the west – Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. He loves to read literature that
provides a strong...
Director of Programming and Operationsdbolton@hppr.org
Dale is responsible for all of HPPR's programming. As Director of Programming and Operations, he supervise the programming staff and directs the development of new programs.
Dale was born in Southern California and is a graduate of...
Book Club Contributer
As a Kansas Humanities TALK leader, Jane has facilitated discussions with book clubs throughout westerKansas since 2008, but HPPR radio readers was her first on-air, online book club. Jane is currently Division Chair of Humanities and English...
Prairie Tayles firstname.lastname@example.org
Community: Hays, KS
A sixth generation Kansan, Karen Madorin cherishes the prairie in a way only one who has left a beloved homeland and returned can. A writer, amateur photographer, and former teacher, Karen loves finding fossils from...
High Plains Outdoors writer and email@example.com
Outdoors writer, radio host and book author Luke Clayton has been addicted to everything outdoors related since his childhood when he grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas. Luke pens a weekly newspaper column that appears in...
Book club contributer
Rebecca is from Southwest Kansas, and she loves reading! Rebecca is married and left teaching full-time to stay home with her children and finish her master’s degree. She now has two beautiful boys, but also teaches an adult ESL class at a...
Learning the Birds Host & Producerruthbeasley@valornet.com
Community: Tecumseh, OK
Producer and host of Growing on the High Plainsskip@pld.com
Years ago Skip Mancini left the rocky coast of Northern California to return to her roots in the heartland. Her San Francisco friends, concerned over her decision to live in a desolate flatland best known for a Hollywood tornado, were afraid...
Director of Membership & Underwritingvsmith@hppr.org
As an avid world traveller and gallivanter, Valarie never lost sight of which way was home. A Native to Western Kansas, she has been pursuing a life long career in the many forms of expressive arts including radio, photography, videography,...