WWA Ersfeld Symposium held in Great Falls, Montana

ENCAMPMENT, WY – Five accomplished western authors and filmmakers discussed the art of writing about the American West in the latest Ersfeld Symposium held in Great Falls, Montana.

Among the authors and filmmakers participating in the symposium were New York Times bestselling authors Kat Martin and Chris Enss, bestselling author Larry J. Martin, TwoDot Books’ senior acquisitions editor Erin Turner and Department Head Film and Media Studies, University of Utah, Andrew Patrick Nelson.

James Ersfeld Memorial Symposia were started in 2015 by the nonprofit Western Writers of America to encourage people in the writing field, with a focus on the Western genre. Western Writers of America, founded in the 1950s to promote and honor literature about the West.

Ersfeld Symposia are held periodically at different locations in the West. Watch this space for details about the next James Ersfeld Symposium.