Reel Talk Arkansas

Tony Tost

Episode Summary

We chat with writer/director Tony Tost about his journey from poetry to cinema. His feature debut AMERICANA premiered at SXSW in March. Bio: Tony Tost is the writer and director of the feature film Americana, which recently premiered at the SXSW film festival. He's also the creator and showrunner of Damnation, a TV series about the labor wars in middle America during the 1930s that aired on the USA Network. He was also a writer and producer on the Western mystery series Longmire and was nominated for a WGA award for his work on The Terror: Infamy. He's the author of Johnny Cash's American Recordings, an entry in the 33 1/3 book series about classic music albums, and two poetry collections including Invisible Bride, winner of the 2003 Walt Whitman Award. Tost is a graduate of the University of Arkansas MFA program in Creative Writing. Along with his wife and two sons, he splits his time between Los Angeles and Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Tony Tost