Wyoming Arts Council

Welcome to the fall line-up of literary events around the state

Temps are still in the 90s and it may still seem like summer but fall is just around the corner. As we get ready to swing into fall, it’s time to give our readers a head’s up about some new and continuing Wyoming events that feature writers and books. Michael Lanza Central Wyoming College will
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Tim O’Brien leads a writing workshop on "The Things We Carry" Oct. 5 at LCCC in Cheyenne

Want to take a free writing workshop with one of America’s best writers? Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried” and “Going After Cacciato,” will be at the Literary Connection at Laramie County Community College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. On Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., he will join two other
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Tim O'Brien leads a writing workshop on "The Things We Carry" Oct. 5 at LCCC in Cheyenne

Want to take a free writing workshop with one of America’s best writers? Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried” and “Going After Cacciato,” will be at the Literary Connection at Laramie County Community College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. On Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., he will join two other
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Nina McConigley reads from "Cowboys and East Indians" on Aug. 2 at Wind City Books in Casper

Nina McConigley on Medicine Bow Peak, August 2010 (from Nina’s Facebook photo album) Wyoming author Nina McConigley will be reading from her short-story collection COWBOYS AND EAST INDIANS, at Wind City Books, 152 S. Center St., Casper, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2. She was the 2010 recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s Frank
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Nina McConigley reads from "Cowboys and East Indians" on Aug. 2 at Wind City Books in Casper

Nina McConigley on Medicine Bow Peak, August 2010 (from Nina’s Facebook photo album) Wyoming author Nina McConigley will be reading from her short-story collection COWBOYS AND EAST INDIANS, at Wind City Books, 152 S. Center St., Casper, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2. She was the 2010 recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s Frank
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Author and visionary Ray Bradbury dies at 91

Ray Bradbury in his L.A. office in 2008 Gone is the author of the classics “Fahrenheit 451” and “The Martian Chronicles.” See this article by Rick Schindler in Today Books: Ray Bradbury foresaw the future — and didn’t trust it. Excerpt: Ray Bradbury was the last of the giants of mid-20th century American science fiction, a select fraternity that
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Sara Wiles and Pat Frolander are High Plains Book Awards finalists

After the review of 86 nominated books, 19 finalists have been chosen for 7 categories in the 2012 High Plains Book Awards. The books were reviewed and ranked by volunteer readers throughout Billings, Mont. The books by finalists in each category have been send to professional authors in the US and Canada. The authors come
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First book signings for "Butch Cassidy, My Uncle" will be held in Casper April 28 w/update

From Nancy Curtis at High Plains Press: On Saturday, April 28, Bill Berenson, the author of BUTCH CASSIDY, MY UNCLE, will be signing books in Casper. It will be the first signings anywhere for the book (official release date: May 1). Bill will be at Tomcat’s Books at Sunrise Shopping Center from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and at Wind
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First book signings for "Butch Cassidy, My Uncle" will be held in Casper April 28 w/update

From Nancy Curtis at High Plains Press: On Saturday, April 28, Bill Berenson, the author of BUTCH CASSIDY, MY UNCLE, will be signing books in Casper. It will be the first signings anywhere for the book (official release date: May 1). Bill will be at Tomcat’s Books at Sunrise Shopping Center from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and at Wind
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"Endangered Alphabets" author Tim Brookes to speak at WWCC in Rock Springs March 22-23

 The Western Wyoming Community College English Department and the Arlene and Louise Wesswick Foundation present Tim Brookes Writer and language scholar from Vermont Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 p.m. speaking on his “Vanishing Alphabets” of the world project, now on display at the Hay Library Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. reading from his own creative work Both events
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