Oct 7, 2011

Acclaimed Author to Present Book Reading and Signing at FVCC

Flathead Valley Community College will welcome acclaimed author Willard “Bill” Wyman October 10 for a reading and book signing of his latest novel “Blue Heaven” that is set in the Flathead and Mission Mountains.  Free and open to the public, the event will take place at 7 p.m. in the large community meeting room inside the Arts and Technology Building on the FVCC campus.

Wyman, who resides in the coastal range of Northern California, has worked as a wrangler, guide and packer in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness and the Sierra Nevada high country for more than 40 years.  A former literature instructor and dean at Colby College and Stanford University, he serves as Headmaster Emeritus of The Thacher School.  His previous novel, “High Country,” was named Best First Novel and Best Novel of the West by the Western Writers of America.

Joining Wyman will be FVCC English Instructor, author and editor of Many Voices Press Lowell Jaegar who serve as the event emcee and will read a sampling of his latest collection of poems.

For more information, contact Jaeger at 756-3907 or at