• A reminder from your friends at Authors of the Flathead

    “If you don't like wearing a mask, you really won't like that ventilator.”

  • Meeting Update

    We are going to try to resume our regular meetings by using online audio/video applications like Zoom and MeetUP. See the details on our Schedule page.


    We have decided to cancel our September Flathead River Writers Conference.

  • Club News


    • Kathy Dunnehoff is offering two classes at FVCC (really! In person!). The Artist's Way: A Short Course in Fun starting June 22 and Explore Creative Writing starting on Jul 7

    • If you want to join one of our Zoom meetings but need some how-to instruction, click here

    • Conference Cancellation: This virus is giving us no choice but to cancel the 2020 Flathead River Writers Conference. But we are planning for 2021 right now.

    • BIFF postponed. The Bigfork Independent Film Festival has been rescheduled for Oct 2-4, 2020.

    • If you haven't visited our Resources page, you are missing a lot of good writing advice. Check it out.

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  • Our 2020 Student Writing Contest Winners

    Congratulations Winners!

    Authors of the Flathead announce the Winners of the High School Writing Contest.

    Thanks to everyone who contributed manuscripts.

    Short Story

    1. My Best Friend - Raina Sandtner - Home School - $400
    2. The Visitor - Michaela Marinaccio - Home School - $300
    3. When the Robins Come Home - Elizabeth Zimmerly - Columbia Falls High - $200


    1. My Love - Kara Mohr - Columbia Falls High School - $300
    2. Tangerines - Ben Keller - Bigfork High School - $200
    3. Minimalistic Joviality - Azlyn Caldwell - Columbia Falls High - $100

    First-place winners also receive a transferrable Scholarship to Flathead River Writer Conference in 2021 – September 18 & 19 ($160 value)


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