Holiday Stroll book signings

Friday, December 7, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Stop by during the downtown Livingston Holiday Stroll to meet poets Roger Dunsmore, Tami Haaland and Chris La Tray. Read more.


Children and Books, with Janet Fox and Allen Jones

Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m.
Join us for a holiday reading and discussion by Bozeman authors Janet Fox and Allen Jones about their new regional children’s books, Volcano Dreams, and Montana for Kids: The Story of Our State. Read more.


Craig Lancaster and Elisa Lorello

Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m.
Elk River Books hosts the launch party for You, Me and Mr. Blue Sky, “a warm-hearted, humorous dive into the depths of love and the mysteries of how two people find their way to each other,” by husband and wife writing team Craig Lancaster and Elisa Lorello.


Hearth: A Conversation

Saturday, April 20
Humanities Montana and Elk River Arts & Lectures will host an evening discussion at Chico Hot Springs of the themes presented in Annick Smith and Susan O’Connor’s new anthology, Hearth: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place. The evening will include dinner, readings by contributors to the anthology, and poetry from Park County students. More information and ticket sales TBA.


Reading: Allen Jones

Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m.
Bozeman author and publisher Allen Jones will read from his latest crime novel, Sweeney on the Rocks, in which “a former Brooklyn wise guy is exiled via Witness Protection to small town Montana, where he spends the next decade paying penance for his earlier life—only to see it all potentially shot to hell when his past catches up to him.”


Native Voices with C. Marie Fuhrman

Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.
Elk River Arts & Lectures will host a discussion with award-winning poet and writer Cindy Fuhrman, co-editor of the new Tupelo Press anthology, Native Voices.


Reading: Joe Wilkins

Thursday, June 6, 7 p.m.
Joe Wilkins, poet and author of the award-winning memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers, returns to Elk River Books to read from his debut novel, Fall Back Down When I Die.


Elk River Books hosts presentations by writers, artists, musicians, small-scale theatrical productions and lectures on a wide range of topics. 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. We regret that due to various limitations, we are unable to host every event proposed. If you are interested in scheduling an event at our store, please email Events Coordinator Marc Beaudin at [email protected].