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Annick Smith

Annick Smith

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Annick Smith, a filmmaker and writer, has lived in Montana most of her adult life. Smith was executive producer for the prize-winning independent film, Heartland (1981) based on the frontier diaries of Wyoming pioneer, Elinore Randall Stewart. She was co-producer, with William Kittredge, for Robert Redford’s film adaptation of Norman MacLean’s novel, A River Runs Through It (1982). Smith’s collection of essays, Homestead, was published by Milkweed Editions in 1995. Her book, Big Bluestem, Journey into the Tall Grass, which won the Oklahoma Book Award for nonfiction and the Denver Public Library's Bancroft prize for western history, was published by Council Oak Books (Tulsa) and The Nature Conservancy in 1996.

  • Smith, Annick. In This We Are Native: Memoirs and Journeys. Guilford: Lyons, 2001.
  • Smith, Annick, ed. Headwaters: Montana Writers on Water and Wilderness. Missoula: Hellgate Writers, 1996.
  • Smith, Annick. Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass. Tulsa: Council Oak Books, 1996.
  • Smith, Annick. Homestead. Minneapolis: Publishers Group West, 1995.
  • Smith, Annick, and William Kittredge, ed. The Last Best Place: Montana Anthology. Helena: Montana Historical Society, 1988.