About Our Authors

Our authors come from a variety of backgrounds, giving us a rich pool of experiences to draw from. We believe in the power of the written word and are working to bring great stories, self-help and interesting histories to life for our readers.


The authors at Bitterroot Mountain Publishing all play a big part in the success of our publishing enterprise. Many serve on our Board of Directors. They support each other’s work and offer mentoring to newer authors.

Patrick Overton, Ph.D.

Patrick Overton currently serves as Director of the Front Porch Institute located in Boonville, Missouri. The Institute, created in 1996 while he was an associate professor of Community & Cultural Studies at Columbia College and served as director of the Columbia...

Faye Higbee

Faye is the author of numerous short stories, newsletters, articles, and blogs. She has won awards for both her writing and her digital photography. She enjoys laughter, and in her words, “I’ve never claimed to be sane.” She lives with her husband Myron in...

Bobby Wilhelm

Bobby Wilhelm was born in Alaska, but raised in Post Falls, Idaho. With the guidance of his "gangster" grandfather Louis Critzer, Bobby learned the ropes to crime at an early age. From connections with cocaine traffickers from Cuba and Colombia to friends from the...

Maryn Langer

Maryn Langer descends from a long line of storytellers. She combines the history of the West with the romance of the heart. She gave her life to the Lord at an early age. He has shepherded her beside still waters and green pastures and through the valleys of...

Neil Bricco MS, LCPC

Neil’s strengths lie in his ability to form trusting relationships with warmth, humor, and a genuine passion for supporting each person’s unique personality and spirit. He is gifted at identifying obstacles to full potential and authentic...

Dr. Mark William Cochran

Dr. Mark William Cochran is the author of the award winning book, "Oby's Wisdom! A Caveman's Simple Guide to Holistic Health and Wellness." "Oby's Wisdom" was named "Finalist" in the nonfiction category of the 2013 Best Indie Book wards.

Patti Dickinson

Author Patti Dickinson is a native of Oklahoma with Cherokee ancestry, a factor that has greatly influenced her writing. She grew up in California and graduated cum laude in 1982 from California State University Fresno with BA in History.

Larry Telles

Experienced Author with a demonstrated history of working in the writing and editing industry. Skilled inPhotography, News Writing, Film, Fiction, and Editing. Strong media and communication professional. Graduated from Holy Names...

Darla Isackson

Darla lives in West Jordan, Utah, with her husband Doug. She enjoys a yard that produces hundreds of roses from June to October and loves being close to so many beautiful canyons. She adores her eleven grandchildren, who live close and are a constant...

E. Anna Goodwin

Anna Goodwin is a psychotherapist and lecturer turned writer and professional speaker. Anna has over 30 years of counseling and teaching experience related to families, veterans, mental health professionals and care givers dealing with trauma and stress...

Kristin Cooper-Herby

Kristin lives in Coeur d ‘Alene, Idaho with her husband, twin children, 2 dogs and a cat. Kristin loves to share her passion for reading, writing and laughing with children.

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“I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss—you can’t do it alone.” ― John Cheever

Our Specialties

Our authors are experts, historians, day-dreamers, trouble-makers (reformed, of course), truth-seekers and imaginative story tellers. They come from varied backgrounds with titles as lofty as PhD and as down-to-earth as Mom. They share their wit, wisdom, suffering, lessons learned, tragedies and triumphs – and everything in between. And we are a growning family of writers – so keep up with us!

We strive to have a wide variety in our catalog of books.

  • Self-Help
  • Fiction
  • Children’s Books
  • Non-Fiction

Everyone has a story to tell or experience to share – what’s yours?

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