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Danell Jones and Tim Lehman to Read at Dances with Words Series

October 25, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, Danell Jones and Tim Lehman, authors residing in Billings, Mont. will read from their new publications as guest authors in the “Dances with Words” series. The event will take place at The Cup on the Montana Western campus at 7:30 p.m.

Author Danell Jones

Danell Jones is an award-winning writer, scholar, and teacher. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University where she was awarded a Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities and a Bennett Cerf Award for her writing. Jones recently published a biography titled “An African in Imperial London: The Indomitable Life of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor.” She is also the author of “The Virginia Woolf Writers’ Workshop” and “Desert Elegy.”

Tim Lehman is Professor of History at Rocky Mountain College in Billings where he teaches a wide variety of courses in American, Western, and Environmental History. Lehman, a longtime Rocky Mountain College historian, recently published “Up The Trail: How Texas Cowboys Herded Longhorns and Became an American Icon.” He also wrote “Public Values, Private Lands: American Farmland Preservation Policy, 1933-1985” and “Bloodshed at Little Bighorn: Sitting Bull, Custer, and the Destinies of Nations.”

“Dances with Words” is produced by English Professor Alan Weltzien. The series, free and open to the public, provides the community with a unique opportunity to listen to writers reading their own works, including Montana Western student writers.

Featured authors’ books at “Dances with Words” are made available for purchase by The Bookstore and Deb Sporich.

For more information about the series, please contact Alan Weltzien by email at [email protected] or call 406-683-7431.