O. Alan Weltzien
O. Alan Weltzien, longtime English professor at the University of Montana Western (Dillon, MT), has published dozens of articles, two chapbooks, and nine books. These include a memoir and three books of poetry. His most recent publications are the anthology, Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time (Univ. Nebraska Press, 2017; co-editor0, and a chapbook essay, The Comfort Pathway: Walking and Writing Through Death and Grief (FootHills Publishing, 2017). Weltzien is currently working on a biography of Montana novelist, Thomas Savage. Weltzien still loves writing personal essays and poems. He skies in the winter at Maverick Mountain, and scrambles peaks, hither and yon, in the summer.