Reading: The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature by Joseph Drew Lanham

Thursday, May 3, 5:30 p.m.
Our spring lecture series concludes with a talk by Joseph Drew Lanham, a birder, naturalist, hunter-conservationist and Clemson University ecology professor, who will speak on the intersections of culture, conservation, ethnicity and place.
Please note that this event starts early!


Reading: Native by Mike Sparrow

Thursday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.
Sparrow reads from the first book in his “Manifest Destiny” trilogy of historical fiction.


Reading: The Bluebird Run by Greg Keeler

Thursday, May 24, 7 p.m.

Elk River Books celebrates its seventh anniversary with a reading from our new in-house publication of Bozeman poet Greg Keeler’s latest work.


Reading: The Traveling Feast: On the Road and At the Table With America’s Finest Writers by Rick Bass

Tuesday, June 5, 7 p.m.
Celebrated Montana author and conservationist Rick Bass will read from his latest work, a memoir documenting his journey to thank his mentors by cooking a meal for them.


Elk River Books welcomes presentations by writers, artists, musicians, small-scale theatrical productions and lectures on any topic of interest. We are presently booking six months in advance, and at the very least need a six-week head start in order to properly promote your event. If you are interested in scheduling an event at our store, please stop by, call or email Events Coordinator Marc Beaudin at