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Author Reading: Rebecca Rotert & Bud Shaw

On Thursday evening, October 7, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00 we feature two great writers: Rebecca Rotert and Bud Shaw. We hope you will join us in welcoming them.
Rotert’s book is Last Night at the Blue Angel, and Shaw’s book is Last Night in the OR: A Transplant Surgeon's Odyssey.
An internationally renowned transplant surgeon by age 35, Bud Shaw started the transplant program at the University of Nebraska and guided it to become one of the most respected transplant centers in the world. His prize-winning essay, My Night With Ellen Hutchinson, published in Creative Nonfiction Magazine, was nominated for a 2013 Pushcart Prize and received Special Mention. The father of three adult children, Shaw lives with his wife, novelist Rebecca Rotert in the wooded hills north of Omaha, Nebraska.
Rebecca Rotert’s award-winning poetry and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and journals. Her essay, Proteus on the Vasa was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Last Night at the Blue Angel received an award from the Friends of American Writers. In November of 2015 it received the Nebraska Book Award and was recently longlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award. She was previously the recipient of the Academy of American Poets prize. Rotert is a teaching artist with the Nebraska Writers Collective and she lives in Omaha, NE with her husband, physician and writer Bud Shaw.


Date: 10/07/2017
Time: 5:30 pm

This House of Books
224 N Broadway
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 534-1133

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