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Resounds: Precious McKenzie

Anna Paige

Associate professor of English at Rocky Mountain College Precious McKenzie recently received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award. In January 2021, she will begin her research at University College Cork, Ireland, as part of a project to study Irish folktales and legends.

McKenzie is also an author of dozen of children and young adult books on a wide variety of topics from bugs and birds to rainbow s and rainforests.
McKenzie joined the faculty at Rocky Mountain College in fall 2011 and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. 
Her most recent book Cinderyeti is a clever and charming mixed up version of Cinderella and the Abominable Snowman, illustrated by Billings artist Edward Tanzosh.

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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.
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