Reading Russell Rowland’s novel “High and Inside” feels like watching a horror movie. The foolish, tortured youth hears a growling behind the door of the old house and, compelled, inches down the hall to see what’s there. I’m pleading, “No, don’t do it! Leave it alone!” But, of course, he do…
Montana, the fourth largest state in the country, covers an area of almost 150,000 square miles. Within its borders are 56 counties that have a diverse history.
As part of the Billings Public Library's ongoing grand opening celebration, a panel discussion, "What is the future of the printed word?" is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday in the library's Community Room.
It's become almost a cliche by now, the rich and famous who build rural estates in Montana to get away from it all and instead bring it all with them, to the consternation of locals. So it would make sense that writers would find it interesting to fashion novels out of such a dramatic concei…
The book launch party for "High and Inside," the new novel from Billings author Russell Rowland, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fieldhouse Cafe, 2601 Minnesota Ave.
The Big Sky Writers' Workshop is joining with the Montana State University Billings Downtown campus to offer two new creative writing courses beginning in February.
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The YMCA Writer’s Voice and ZooMontana have teamed up to present a reading by High Desert Journal editor Charles Finn, author of “Wild Delicate Seconds: 29 Wildlife Encounters.”
Billings author Russell Rowland, co-editor of the recently released anthology “West of 98,” will be presenting a reading and discussion of the book Thursday at the Western Heritage Center as part of the High Noon Lecture Series.
What is the West? Where does it begin and end? How does one even get there?
Author Russell Rowland will read from “West of 98: Living and Writing the New American West.”
Tami Haaland knew by the age of 12 that she would be a poet.
An anthology co-edited by Billings novelist Russell Rowland, called "West of 98: Living and Writing the New American West," is now available. It is published by the University of Texas Press.
Billings author Russell Rowland, who took readers to a Carter County family farm in his acclaimed novels "In Open Spaces" and "The Watershed Years," has been plenty busy in recent months, with a new gig curating short fiction for New West magazine and the impending fall release of an antholo…
Six regional authors are scheduled to be on hand July 23 at the Joliet Jamboree.
Book-club selection: Lock wood's Lighter, Brighter Book Club's book for December is “The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. It will be discussed at 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 248-3239 ext. 8 for more information.
The 2010 Montana Writers Roundup will be noon-5 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Shrine Auditorium.
Billings writers Russell Rowland and Tami Haaland are the team behind Stone's Throw Magazine, an online literary publication. In addition to providing a forum for fiction writers, the site also is open to nonfiction works as well as visual art.