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What can we learn from a letter?

Talk of Iowa, hosted by Charity Nebbe

Murder, mayhem and ... conservation? As unlikely as it might sound, the three are the focus of Sandy Moffett's debut novel The Ghost of Craven Snuggsfrom Ice Cube Press. Moffett's satire explores big agriculture, murder in the Midwest and small-town drama. Moffett discusses the book and the experiences that inspired it with host Charity Nebbe.

ThenAkwi Njidiscusses her new correspondence project, which she hopes will provoke critical thinking about how we communicate.


  • Sandy Moffett, author and Grinnell College professor emeritus of theatre
  • Akwi Nji, artist and creator of the correspondence project
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio