Tim Sandlin is a father, husband, novelist and screenwriter. You also may have seen him working at one of his 40 entry-level jobs over the past 50+ years. Tim first visited Jackson Hole in the late 50s with his father who worked as a part-time surveyor. He made his escape to Jackson from Oklahoma in 1968 when he took a seasonal job at Signal Mountain Lodge. Tim has published 10 novels and a book of columns. Three of his books have been produced as movies.
In this episode, Tim talks about his writing process and how it has developed over the past 60 years. He dives into his experience with the publishing world and how selling a book differs from movie screenplays. Tim shares his excitement for the Jackson Hole Writers Conference that will be happening in person again this June after a two-year absence. Stephan and Tim also discuss his latest book Somewhat True Tales of Jackson Hole and Tim shares a few stories featured in the book.Read More
Danielle is a writer, editor, journalist, and social justice warrior.
In this episode, Danielle shares how she left the city life in Chicago for the Tetons. She talks about why she pivoted from pursuing a career as a human rights attorney to becoming a freelance journalist. Danielle goes into what it was like to chase stories about human rights all over the world. She then discusses how having a daughter changed her perspective on work and helped her find her way back to Jackson. Stephan and Danielle also talk about the challenging and rewarding work of sharing individuals’ personal stories.Read More
Dr. Roubin is an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, entrepreneur, author, speaker, and one of the inventors of the coronary stent. Dr. Roubin’s latest life-saving undertaking is Mountain Air Medical, a life flight service based in Jackson which assists in transporting people to facilities where they can get the care they need.Read More
We were so happy to have Dave on for another wonderful conversation. Dave was our guest way back in Episode 8 of The Jackson Hole Connection. He is a grandfather, husband, retired teacher, author, speaker, and a 25-year hospice volunteer. Dave and Stephan sat down on his recent trip to Jackson to see his new grandchildren.Read More
Gordy is a freelance journalist based in Jackson. His work can be found in publications such as Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, WIRED, and SKI. He is also the author of the forthcoming book, “100 Slopes of a Lifetime” which is being published by National Geographic and is due out in October.Read More