University Relations and Communications


November 17, 2017


Writers Roundup 2017 poster


MSUB Sigma Tau Delta Sponsors Writers Roundup Dec. 2



University Relations and Communications, 657-2266


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — The Montana State University Billings branch of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, will present the 2017 Montana Writers Roundup on Saturday, Dec. 2 from noon-5 p.m., at the MetraPark Expo Center, in conjunction with the Family Tree Center’s Festival of Trees.


The annual event will feature authors Jim Ashcraft; Jerry Bauck (Take Charge Press); Rick Bonogofsky; Janet Muirhead Hill; Brooke Jennings; Susan W. Lyons; Precious McKenzie (This House of Books); Marcia Melton; Bernie Quetchenbach; Karen Stevens; Vicki Tapia; Alan Tucker; Vicki B. Williamson; Sherry M. Winn; and more.  


Sigma Tau Delta, a nonprofit academic organization, will use the proceeds to support a variety of English scholarships, awards and activities.


In addition to a nominal entry fee, a deluxe basket of signed books and gifts will be raffled off. Raffle tickets cost $1 each or $5 for six. The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. Participants are not required to be present to win.


Authors will be available for book sales, signing, and discussions during the event. Autographed books make wonderful holiday presents, and the gift-wrapping is free, so come and see what our local and regional authors have to offer! 


For more information, please contact Rachel Schaffer, faculty advisor, MSU Billings Department of English, Philosophy, & Modern Languages, at 657-2954 or