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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Friday, September 11 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
History Press Panel: Montana Nature Narratives

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Come enjoy a conversation with three Historic Press authors who deeply understand our natural landscapes: Russ Beck, John Clayton, and E. Donnall Thomas. From fly-fishing to peaks, streams, praries and the frontier, this conversation is sure to be of interest.


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Read Trammel

Read Trammel is a fiction writer in the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Montana. He was born in Colorado and attended college there, but he enjoys traveling and seeing new places. Read is a lifelong fly fisherman and is known to occasionally put down his writing implements for his fly rod. Read’s writing has appeared in Yale Anglers Journal, Solstice Literary Magazine, and Foothills Literary Journal.

Speakers
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Russ Beck

Russ Beck received the Frederick Mannford Award for creative writing from the Western Literature Association. He edits and contributes to both howsmallatrout.wordpress.com and Braidedbrook.com. He teaches writing at Utah State University. This is his first book.
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John Clayton

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John Clayton’s books include The Cowboy Girl and Stories from Montana’s Enduring Frontier. A Red Lodge-based freelancer for more than 20 years, his new book Wonderlandscape: A Cultural History of Yellowstone National Park, will be published by Pegasus in summer 2017.
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E. Donnall Thomas

Don Thomas grew up in the Pacific Northwest, the oldest son of bone marrow transplant pioneer and Nobel Laureate E. Donnall Thomas and his wife, Dottie. Higher education in Berkeley, Seattle and Montreal eventually led to a medical degree and board certification in internal medicine. After beginning his medical career on the Fort Peck Reservation in northeastern Montana, he eventually moved to Alaska where he worked as a physician, pilot... Read More →



Friday September 11, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Fact & Fiction Bookstore 220 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

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