Author Talks at the Matthews

Featured author: Bearlodge Writers


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Author Talks at the Matthews returns with a new lineup of local writers ready to dive into their stories, their methods, and their inspirations. Join us in the fireplace room every Tuesday at 12:30 for an hour with some of the best authors in the Black Hills area!

Are you interested in presenting an Author Talk? Contact us at 605-717-6967 or [email protected]

Featured author…

April 18: Bearlodge Writers

Bearlodge Writers will introduce their newest anthology Spirit of the Bearlodge. Bearlodge Writers, based in Sundance, Wyoming, is open to those who are looking for a serious literary critique group to attend on a regular basis. They welcome all types of writing and writers at all levels. The literary group welcomes all without regard to sex, religion, race, color, politics, brand of false teeth, and occupations other than writer.

Coming Soon…

April 25: Belle Fourche Writers 

Stay tuned while we gather more information about the writers.

May 2: Geri Mendoza Gutwein

Geri Mendoza Gutwein, Ph.D., poet, educator, and lecturer is professor emerita of English at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College where she taught English, creative writing, and Native American Literature. Her poetry has appeared in the Connecticut Review, The Wildwood Journal, Fledgling Rag, La Libreta an online journal, and in Roots Trunk Sky: IWWG’s Imagination and Justice Meditation-Free Writing Circle. A Pushcart nominee, she is the author of three chapbooks: Every Orbit of the Circle, The Story She Told, and An Utterance of Small Truths. Her erasure poem Dakota 38, a poem that dealt with the 38 Dakota men who were sentenced to death in Mankato, Minnesota, was on exhibit at Birdcage Bookstore in Rapid City, South Dakota. An enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, she lives in the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota. You may visit her website at




Date and Time:


Tuesday, April 18, 2023


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm




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