|Martha "Calamity Jane" Canary (ca. 1852-1903) claimed to have ridden for the Pony Express and scouted for the United States Army during her years wandering through the American West. Legend holds that she received her nickname because she threatened to wreak calamity upon any man who bothered her. Photographed in 1895.|
Pam Houston talks about writing, men, women and the West with Salon, one of the leading on-line magazines.
An interview with the author at Iowa Alive. com in which Houston discusses how fact and fiction blur in her works.
An interview with the Davis Community web site where Houston further discusses the bluring of fact and fiction in her work.
An interview where Houston discusses her collection of essays A Little More About Me.
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