Bookmarked Literary Arts Festival: Readings from Local and Statewide Authors


Discover your next favorite author, right next door! Favorite writers present their works live throughout the festival at the Lander Library. Readings include poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Check out our many participating writers below!

Fiction readings: September 17, 9 p.m.-12 p.m.

Mandie Hines: A Reading with Mandie Hines

Bernadette Holmes: Pollinated by a shooting star

Cheryl Fallin: Bursts

Tam De Rudder Jackson: A reading with Tam

Alma’s Law: Lander retarded

KJ Gillenwater: honeymoon revenge

Friend Vincent: You are pretty

Tannar Miller: Short Fiction with Tannar Miller

Sarah Reilly: A reading with Sarah

Sage Huggins: A young madman

Jeanette Woodward: A great story

Ted Judson: A reading with Ted Judson

Non-fiction readings: September 17, from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Clark McCauley: What can we do as individuals to build resilience against radicalization and extremism?

Becki Neidens: At home in nature

Nick Thorburg: A reading with visual artist and writer Nick Thornburg

Sarah Reilly: A reading with Sarah

Tina Welling: Tuesdays in Prison: What I Learned Teaching Inmates to Journal

Kelly Dehnert: Into the Fire: Serve Under a Toxic Leader

Poetry readings: Sept. 18, 9:30 p.m.-12 p.m.

Mat Daly: Manuscript Reading in Progress with Matt Daly

Echo Klaporoth: Find Pastures

Myra L. Peak: For the love of coal

Barbara Smith: put a name on it

Carol Deering: biography poetry

Lori Howe: Ocean, Ocean: Cadralore and Other Poems

Natalie “Callum” Ryback: A Poetry Reading with Natalie “Callum” Ryback

Betsy Berndfeld: The cathedral is burning

KK King: The lyrics are poetry

Claire Cella: A reading with Claire

Nanette Langston: The Labyrinth Among Other Collected Poems

Mandie Hines: A Reading with Mandie Hines

For more information on each author or events, check out or stop by the Lander Library!

This program is sponsored in part by the LOR Foundation and the Lander Chamber of Commerce.


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