Drumlummon Awards Grant to Launch Podcast

DRUMLUMMON INSTITUTE WAS PROUD last year to award Montana writer Russell Rowland a $500 grant to help launch his Breakfast in Montana podcast, which has generated quite a buzz. Along with Aaron Parrett, Rowland discusses in each episode two works of Montana...

New Release — On the Chinese Wall

Roger Dunsmore’s latest volume, On the Chinese Wall: New & Selected Poems, gathers some fifty years of writing by one of the finest poets of the Great Subculture. The voices of this Subculture emerge from shadow and silence in song, art, story-telling and...

New Release — The Burning Women of Far Cry

The Burning Women of Far Cry is something like a cross between a George Saunders yarn and a David Lynch film, coached into book form by Thorne Smith. Rick DeMarinis’s masterpiece is as grim and unflinching an existential portrait of life as Nausea, or The Stranger, or...

New Release – Moving On: The Last Poems of Ed Lahey

Introducing Previously Unpublished Work by Butte, Montana’s Celebrated Poet Ed Lahey (1936 – 2011) achieved renown as one of Montana’s finest poets. His poetry reflects a deep commitment to Butte, to Montana, to the working class, and to an intellectual tradition that...

The King of Poetry: Ed Lahey

CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROJECT by AARON PARRETT Executive Director, Drumlummon Institute “His thundering voice now whispers in the underworld” –“Underworld Poets” (Gibbons) “The old miner king of poetry”—that’s how Mark Gibbons once described Ed Lahey. Dave Thomas called...