Author Jane Smiley confirmed for 2017 MBF

The Montana Book Festival is excited to feature noted author Jane Smiley in our 2017 festival lineup.

Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992 for her novel A Thousand Acres. She is the author of over a dozen novels, and has also written numerous young adult novels, short stories, and non-fiction works.

In 2001, Smiley was elected a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters. She won the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006, and chaired the judges' panel for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize in 2009.