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Common Read

The Common Read Program at Rocky Mountain College is based principally on a shared reading experience. Through this shared reading and associated events, we seek to develop community, encourage intellectual engagement, and promote connections among disciplines.

This year's Common Read is Lowell Jaeger's Earth-Blood & Star-Shine. Jaeger recently completed his tenure as Poet Laureate for Montana. He teaches writing and journalism at Flathead Valley Community College. He is an accomplished professor, poet, and editor.

Lowell Jaeger


2019 Common Read Schedule of Events

Common Read Keynote

Author Lowell Jaeger will give a keynote address as part of RMC's 2019 Common Read. 

Where: First Presbyterian Church - 2420 13th St W, Billings, MT 59102
When: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 3, 2019
Admission: The event is free and open to the public. Unfortunately, we are unable to guarantee seating for everyone. 

Common Read Play

As part of our Common Read Celebration, RMC's Theatre Department will be staging Lowell Jaeger's original play "Someday I'd Write This Down."

The play will run October 4, 5, and 6. The show begins at 7 p.m. in the Billings Studio Theatre.