Caleb S. Cage Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Book Club

Spend an evening with the 32nd Annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen recipient Caleb S. Cage. Caleb will read from and discuss his book, Desert Mementos, Stories of Iraq and Nevada. Desert Mementos is a collection of loosely connected short stories set during the early stages of the Iraq War.

About Caleb S. Cage

Caleb is a native of Reno, Nevada and a veteran of the United States Army. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, he served as a field artillery officer from 2002 to 2007, including time as a platoon leader in Baqubah, Iraq in 2004, and as an information operations battle captain in Baghdad in 2006. He is the author of Desert Mementos: Stories of Iraq and NevadaWar Narratives: Shaping Beliefs and Blurring Truths in the Middle East, and the co-author of The Gods of Diyala: Transfer of Command in Iraq (2008) with Gregory M. Tomlin. His essays and fiction have appeared in War, Literature, and the ArtsRed Rock ReviewHigh Country NewsSmall Wars Journal, and various other publications and anthologies. 

RSVP's kindly requested for this FREE book club-style event. Contact Robin Monteith at or call (775) 682-5656 by Oct. 3 to reserve your space.


About the 32nd Annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame event

An Evening with Robyn Carr and Caleb S. Cage

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The Nevada Writers Hall of Fame was established by former Friends of the University Libraries President Marilyn Melton in 1988 to recognize the great writers who write in and about Nevada – and those who are continuing to contribute to Nevada’s literary landscape.

Induction into The Nevada Writers Hall of Fame acknowledges a lifetime achievement in writing. 

Selection criteria for induction into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame includes: a strong Nevada connection through theme or residence, achieving critical recognition for publication, and an author’s overall contribution to building the literary culture of Nevada.

32nd Annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Event 

Reno Renaissance Hotel, Downtown Reno

5:30 p.m. VIP Reception

6:30 p.m. Event

Join us for a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr as the University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno celebrates her induction into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. Caleb S. Cage will also be recognized. He is receiving the 2019 Silver Pen award.

$70 per person includes program, dinner, drink ticket, table wine and valet parking. For ticket information contact Robin Monteith via email at or by phone 775-682-5656.

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

OLLI - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute , 604 W. Moana Lane, two blocks east of Lakeside Drive.