Susan Kushner Resnick
"Goodbye Wifes and Daughters," by Susan Kushner Resnick, the High Plains Book Award winner for best woman writer.
University of Wyoming professor Alyson Hagy won her second High Plains Book Award on Saturday, receiving the prize for best fiction title during a ceremony at Montana State University Billings.
Over the next several weeks, The Gazette will be running reviews of books that are finalists for the 2011 High Plains Book Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 15. Here is the schedule (subject to change):
Two authors scored as finalists in two different categories for the prestigious High Plains Book Awards.
Massachusetts-based writer Susan Kushner Resnick stumbled onto the story of the Smith Mine disaster while on a family vacation to Montana.
POWELL — Author Susan Kushner Resnick will visit Fagerberg Lecture Hall at Northwest College on Feb. 24. Her talk is part of the launch of her newly published book about the lives and families of the victims of the 1943 Smith Mine disaster in Bearcreek, Mont.