Lowell Jaeger

Montana poet laureate Lowell Jaeger speaks at a poetry event in Billings in 2018. 

Rocky Mountain College has chosen Lowell Jaeger’s “Earth-Blood & Star-Shine” as the Common Read for 2019.

The RMC Common Read Program is based on a shared reading experience that is part of the college’s First-Year Experience, which provides new students with broad academic and experiential programming.

On Thursday, Jaeger will deliver the Common Read Keynote Address to all RMC first-year students, according to a news release from the college. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2420 13th St. W.

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Additionally, the RMC Theatre Department will stage Jaeger’s play “Someday I’d Write This Down.” Three performances are planned at Losekamp Hall on the RMC campus. The play will start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Jaeger was named Montana's seventh poet laureate in 2017.

For more information, go to rmc.edu.

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