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2023 High Plains Book Awards


Join us Saturday, October 7th in the Community Room at the Billings Public Library to hear from (most of) this year's High Plains Book Awards finalists! They will be serving on a series of panels before the winners are announced at the awards ceremony in the Glacier Room at MSUB at 8:00pm. All events are FREE and open to the public.


Author Panels (@ BPL Community Room)

11am-12pm - Fiction: Better for the Brain? (Jeanette Lynes, Brady Harrison, Leslie Greentree, Julie A. Sellers)

12pm-1pm -  Literature & the Land (Elise Atchison, Bob Budd, David Carpenter, Taylor Brorby)

1pm-2pmWriting as Social Commentary (Dorothy Bradley, Mandy Smoker, Natalie Peeterse, Zarqa Nawaz, Erika T. Wurth)

2pm-3pmPoetry Reading & Discussion (Tom Vandel, Ruth Maus, Katherine Lawrence, Charles Finn)

3pm-4pmWords & Pictures: Putting Them Together (Penelope Kaye, Lynne Harley, Shann Ray, Craig Hergert, Barbara Michelman, Charles Finn)

4pm-5pmRecording Forgotten History (Thomas Minckler, Michele Corriel, Juliana Hoolihan Clayton, Nate Schweber)


Awards Ceremony - 8pm @ Glacier Room at MSUB

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 11:00am
510 N. Broadway
Billings, MT 59101