Information for Finalists

We Hope to See You in Billings!


The Board of Directors of the High Plains Book Awards are very sorry to announce that the Awards events for 2021 are cancelled, due to rising levels of COVID-19. It seems unwise to hold gatherings at this time. The Awards will still be announced on this website on September 25. Refunds will be issued for those have purchased tables/tickets. We are very disappointed to have to take this action, and hope for better circumstances in 2022.

Hello, finalists, and congratulations! We hope you will be able to join us in September for the High Plains Book Awards banquet. Please let us know about your attendance plans by completing the form below.

If you plan to attend:

  • Those staying at the ClockTower Inn must make reservations by calling 406-259-5511. Please indicate that you are a guest of the High Plains Book Awards. If you are reserving more than one room, you are responsible for the costs of the second room. Reservations must be made by September 10, 2021.
  • Banquet tickets are provided for the finalist and one guest. If you need to purchase additional tickets, you may do so here: Banquet Tickets
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If you are staying at the ClockTower Inn, please make your reservations by calling,

406-259-5511 and indicate that you are a guest of the High Plains Book Awards. Reservations need to be made by September 10, 2021.

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    The Billings Public Library Board has established the High Plains Book Awards to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High Plains, including the states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado and Kansas, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.


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