Press & Awards


  • Bozeman Dead Poet Slam runner-up, Oct. 2017
  • A Reading of Her Own featured writer, June 2017
  • Zonta Club of Billings Artful Woman of Montana, April 2017
  • Magic City Music Awards Spoken Word Artist of the Year, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • TEDxBillings featured speaker, 2016
  • Billings Grand Slam / High Plains Bookfest emcee & Sacrificial Poet, Oct. 2014
  • Montana Slam Grand Champion, 2013
  • Walking Dead Poet Slam Grand Champion, 2011


Home is where the creativity is
Billings Lifestyle Magazine, March 2018

Anna Paige: Empowering people to share their voice and their truth through writing
Johnson’s Billings News, January 2018

Women writers will share their stories tonight
Last Best News, Oct. 18, 2017

Artists, poets team up for ‘living room’ show
Last Best News, Sept. 13, 2017

Pop up art and poetry event hits 2905
Billings Gazette, Sept. 13, 2017

Putting pens to paper: Billings Area Literary Arts brings writers together
Billings Gazette, Aug. 16, 2017

Dreyfest Poetry Jam is Friday at Craft Local
Billings Gazette, Aug. 9, 2017

Anna Paige and Matt Taggart: Poetry and Music
Waste Division Art Collective and Magazine, August 9, 2017

A Reading of Her Own is Wednesday at MoAV
Billings Gazette, June 19, 2017

Anna Paige, Ashley Warren featured in Artful Women
Billings Gazette, April 6, 2017

Poem-a-Day challenge celebrates poetry month
Billings Gazette, March 29, 2017

Group to pitch project aimed at creating affordable housing, art studio space downtown
Billings Gazette, March 6, 2017

Terpsichore expresses primal longing for nature
Billings Gazette, March 2, 2017

2 Veterans of Billings cultural scene take to YPR airwaves
Billings Gazette, Feb. 23, 2017

Billings folks rally to present fears and hopes for new year
Billings Gazette, Jan. 12, 2017

Artist’s Way class helps participants unlock creativity
Billings Gazette, Jan. 11, 2017

New partnerships enliven poetry slam
Last Best News, Sept. 28, 2016

South Side poetry program another way to combat the ‘summer slide’
Billings Gazette, Aug. 10, 2016

More artists following muse down independent road
Last Best News, July 27, 2016

Catch some Music for the Wild
Billings Gazette, May 19, 2016

Pulitzer prose on display at Friday reading
Billings Gazette, March 11, 2016

Friday reading kicks off celebration of poetry, Pulitzers
Last Best News, March 10, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry to be celebrated
Billings Gazette, March 6, 2016

Balancing unicorn slobber similes and stage fright
Billings Gazette, March 3, 2016

TEDxBillings shares stories, ideas
Billings Gazette, Jan. 23, 2016

TEDxBillings: ‘Out of the box’ ideas from all over the map
Last Best News, Jan. 21, 2016

Speakers announced for next month’s TEDxBillings
Billings Gazette, Dec. 2, 2015

Local writers talk books that inspired them
Billings Gazette, Sept. 13, 2015

Rough and tumble poetry slam set for next week
Last Best News, Oct. 14, 2014

Billings Fringe Festival opens minds to artistic possibilities
Billings Gazette, Jan. 25, 2013

Creative forces to converge for Arc of the Communal
Billings Gazette, June 8, 2012

Meeting of poetic minds hits Venture on Sunday
Billings Gazette, Feb. 10, 2012