KSJE Host Wins National Honor

Traci HalesVass, wins an honorable mention award for her interview with author James McGrath Morris. Since she started hosting “Write on Four Corners,” Traci Halesvass has interviewed over 200 authors, including Anne Hillerman, Craig Childs, Pam Houston, as well as James McGrath Morris. Morris wrote a biography of Tony Hillerman titled “A Life.”

Traci HalesVass, local radio host for KSJEs “Write on Four Corners,” author and retired professor of Creative writing wins an honorable mention award for her interview with author James McGrath Morris.  Halesvass was honored at the National Federation of Press Women Conference in Fargo, North Dakota in June 2022.

The interview also won first place in the 2022 New Mexico Press Women’s contest.

HalesVass retired from San Juan College in 2017 and started hosting the established “Write on Four Corners” show, where she interviews local and regional authors each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. During her tenure at San Juan College, HalesVass started the One Book, One Community program, taught Creative Writing and other English classes. She has published short stories and collaborated in the publication of Into the West anthology with San Juan Writers.

Since she started hosting “Write on Four Corners,” Traci Halesvass has interviewed over 200 authors, including Anne Hillerman, Craig Childs, Pam Houston, as well as James McGrath Morris. Morris wrote a biography of Tony Hillerman titled “A Life.”

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