Thomas Pecore Weso’s Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir (Wisconsin Historical Society Press) is a finalist for the international Gourmand Award and national winner in the category of Historical Recipes. The Midwest Independent Booksellers picked Good Seeds as one of three November selections, and The Miller’s Tale selected it as one of the “Best of the Fall Cook Books.” Weso is co-author of Langston Hughes in Lawrence (Mammoth Publications) and articles, reviews, and personal essays. Weso has an M.A. in Indigenous Studies from the University of Kansas and teaches social sciences at Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is a speaker for the Kansas Humanities Council library program Talk about Literature in Kansas and co-publisher of Mammoth Publications. Weso is an enrolled member of the Menominee Indian Nation.