Library Author Series

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Bud Werner Memorial Library presents an ongoing series of author talks. These are free community events that traditionally gather in Library Hall, but have occasionally been hosted virtually via Crowdcast. Over the years, a diverse, award-winning range of authors has visited our public library in Steamboat Springs, Colorado to speak about their literary works and writing processes. Each talk is followed by a Q&A, and books are available for sale courtesy of Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, Steamboat's local independent bookseller.


Upcoming Author Events

  • Chris Dombrowski
    Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    Virtual Event via Crowdcast
    The author known as the "fly fishing poet" joins us virtually to share his new book, "The River You Touch: Making a Life on Moving Water."
  • Ted Conover
    Wednesday, June 28, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
    Library Hall
    The grand finale for One Book Steamboat! A live conversation with the award-winning author of Cheap Land Colorado

Past Authors

Jennifer Ackerman
Christie Aschwanden
Russell Banks
Walter Bargan
David Baron
Naomi Benaron
Chris Bohjalian
C.J. Box
T.C. Boyle
Eleanor Brown
Steve  Burrows
Janet Buttenwieser
Scott Carney
Amy Charity
Broughton Coburn
Susan Cunningham
Sandra Dallas
Jim Davidson
Chris Dombrowski
Anne Enright
Gary Ferguson
John Fielder
Ted Floyd
Alexandra Fuller
Kent Haruf
Katharine Hayhoe
Peter Heller
Mark Honigsbaum
Pam Houston
Amy Irvine
Craig Johnson
Kirk Wallace Johnson
Marilyn Johnson
Tim Johnston
Hillary Jordan
John Kedrowski
Christina Baker Kline
Michael Kodas
Patty Limerick
Verne Lundquist
Beth Macy
David Mason
Jordan Matter
Dagny McKinley
Paula McLain
James McLaughlin
Mary McDonagh Murphy
Michelle Nijhuis
Jerome Osentowski
Susan Orlean
Nancy Pearl
Kate Phillips
Laura Pritchett
David Quammen
Kristen Race
Mary Roach
Kim Stanley Robinson
Rebecca Rotert
Lisa See
Maria Semple
Dani Shapiro
Bud Shaw
Charles Shields
John Shors
Karin Slaughter
Hampton Sides
Nancy Sindelar
Cheryl Strayed
Helen Thorpe
John Valliant
Shelley Walchak
Alan Weisman
George Wuerthner
Terry Tempest Williams
Florence Williams
Ausma Zehanat Khan