Essays & Nonfiction


Seeking the Amorist

“Amorist (noun): A person who is in love or who writes about love.” I have been seeking The Amorist: A person who is in love or who writes about love….

Trey Owens

Trey Owens came into my life as he did so many others: a chance encounter followed by a run-in at a coffee shop, a pleasant exchange, and then quite suddenly,…

The Musical Soul of Billings

^Ron Schuster, accepting the Freeman Lacy Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2012 Magic City Music Awards. Ron Schuster could tell a thousand stories through vinyl. At one time he owned…

The passing loss of lonely

There seems to be no ice cream as sweet, no cocktail as strong, no Mexican wrestling-themed restaurant as kitschy as in Seattle. It’s a city filled with irony and urban…

For the love of pets

“We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more temporary than our own, live within a fragile circle, easily and often breached. Unable to accept its awful gaps, we…
anna paige

Montana-based independent journalist

Anna Paige is an independent Montana-based arts journalist and nonprofit development specialist. She’s been working in the newspaper and publishing industry since 2004. Want to stay connected? Anna sends periodic updates about upcoming events, new publications and projects, and articles that might interest you.

anna paige

Montana-based independent journalist

Anna Paige is an independent Montana-based arts journalist and nonprofit development specialist. She’s been working in the newspaper and publishing industry since 2004. Want to stay connected? Anna sends periodic updates about upcoming events, new publications and projects, and articles that might interest you.