The Montana State University Billings branch of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, will present the 2018 Montana Writers Roundup from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the MetraPark Expo Center, in conjunction with the Family Tree Center’s Festival of Trees.
This year's roundup will feature authors Dan Aadland, Jim Ashcraft, Rick Bonogofsky, Cara Chamberlain, Donna Cochran, Sid Gustafson, Tami Haaland, Janet Muirhead Hill, Adrian Jawort, Danell Jones, William Kamowski, Carrie La Seur, Travis Austin Lee, Tim Lehman, Susan W. Lyons, Precious McKenzie, Jean Posusta, Bernie Quetchenbach, N.A. Shandy, Karen Stevens, Vicki Tapia, Alan Tucker, Richard Waltner and more.
Authors will be available for book sales, signings and discussions during the event. Free gift-wrapping will also be available.
A deluxe basket of signed books and gifts will be raffled off. Raffle tickets cost $1 each or $5 for six. The drawing will take place at 4 p.m. Participants are not required to be present to win.
Cost of admission is $3. Sigma Tau Delta, a nonprofit academic organization, will use the proceeds to support a variety of English scholarships, awards and activities.