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Resounds: Laura Pritchett, Caroline Patterson

Courtesy of Laura Pritchett and Caroline Patterson

This episode of Resounds: Arts and Culture on the High Plains features two successful contemporary women writers with a passion for telling fascinating stories of the people and places of American West: Laura Pritchett and Caroline Patterson

Laura Pritchett is a Colorado-based author with a deep appreciation and understanding of the people and landscape of the Rocky Mountain West. Her novel Stars Go Blue was the winner of the 2015 High Plains Book Award. Her new novel The Blue Hour has just been released. 

Caroline Patterson is a fourth generation Montanan. A frequent contributor to numerous journals and regional magazines, she was also the editor of Montana Women Writers: A Geography of the Heart. Her new collection of short stories, Ballet at the Moose Lodge, was published in 2017.

Corby Skinner is an independent marketing professional with an enormous capacity for assessing issues and creating positive, effective messages.
Anna Paige is a Montana-based journalist, poet and educator. She is originally from Wyoming and has lived in Billings for more than a decade, where she co-founded Young Poets, winner of the 2021 Library of Congress Award for Literacy.
Ken Siebert began work at YPR in 1992 as a part-time, evening board operator. He was hired full time in 1994.