John Trombold teaches at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, formerly part of the Oregon Territory. He graduated from Reed College, the University of Washington, and Columbia University, and co-edited the anthologies Reading Seattle: The City in Prose and Reading Portland: The City in Prose.
Nard Jones (1904-1972)
Nard Jones—novelist, historian, and journalist—wrote prolifically about Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, publishing more than a dozen novels and numerous articles and nonfiction works. He was a "Salmon Eater, an Apple Knocker, a Rain Worshipper, a Sagebrusher, and a Whistle Punk from the Big Woods," he wrote in his 1947 …