McGuane, Montana, and Geezer Awards

McGuane1

Author Tom McGuane will be honored with the Emeritus distinction of the High Plains Book Awards on Saturday in Billings. It's something that he jokes sounds a lot like a prize for geezers.

Spanning a 43-year career, McGuane has made a living writing novels, screenplays, short stories, and magazine articles—including an upcoming feature for The Drake. He also chased tarpon (and skirts) in an unwashed 70s-era Key West and has long since settled down with his wife, Laurie, on their property near McLeod, MT. Between writing, ranching, and fishing, at age 72 he says there are still more miles in the tank.

“It’s hard to stay inside in the summer in Montana."

Via the Helena Independent Record.

Source Link

Leave a Comment


Security code
Refresh

Other Random Daily Drake

IMAGE
CORVALLIS, OR—Dwayne A. Henderson, 29, recently botched a break-in attempt at the BackCountry Fly Shop, but succeeded in getting his ass... Read More
IMAGE
It's time to bless your drift boats, heathens. If you're anywhere near Baldwin, Michigan, on August 2-3 Stealthcraft's 2nd Annual... Read More
IMAGE
For "destination" carping, Michigan is a great place to get trashy. "Great Big Minnows" inflicts Beaver Island fever, with a healthy dose... Read More