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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
UM Creative Writing Faculty Reading

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Founded in 1920, University of Montana's Creative Writing Program is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country. The program offers student writers instruction and mentorship by a committed and diverse group of faculty, visiting writers, alumni, and peers. Members of the faculty will share excerpts from work in progress or recently published books.


Moderators
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Karin Schalm

Program Coordinator, UM Creative Writing Program
Karin Schalm is the Creative Writing Program Coordinator at the University of Montana where she earned both her M.F.A. in Poetry and M.A. in Literature. Her work has been published in Camas, CutBank, The Sun, Verde Que Te Quiero Verde: Poems After Frederico García Lorca, and other journals. She has poems forthcoming in Epiphany and Poems Across the Big Sky II.

Speakers
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David Gates

David Gates is the author of the novels Jernigan and Preston Falls and a collection of stories, The Wonders of the Invisible World. He recently published a novella and collection of short stories, A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me (Knopf, 2015). His fiction has appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, Esquire, GQ, Tin House and Ploughshares. His nonfiction has appeared in Newsweek, where he was a longtime writer and editor, The New... Read More →
avatar for Greg Pape

Greg Pape

Greg Pape is the author of ten books of poetry, including Four Swans (2013, Lynx House Press), American Flamingo, winner of the Crab Orchard Open Competition Award, Sunflower Facing the Sun, winner of the Edwin Ford Piper Prize, Storm Pattern, Black Branches, and Border Crossings. He has received two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize, the Richard Hugo memorial award for poetry, the Vachel Lindsey poetry... Read More →
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Prageeta Sharma

Professor, University of Montana
Prageeta Sharma is the author of Bliss to Fill (Subpress Collective, 2000), The Opening Question (Fence Books, 2004, winner of the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize), Infamous Landscapes (Fence Books, 2007) and Undergloom (Fence Books, 2013). Sharma’s poems and writing have appeared in Art Asia Pacific, Bomb, Boston Review, Fence, Indiana Review, The Literary Review, Vanitas, Women’s Review... Read More →
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Robert Stubblefield

Robert Stubblefield is the faculty advisor for The Oval, the undergraduate literary magazine at the University of Montana, where he also teaches fiction and composition. His stories and essays have appeared in Dreamers and Desperadoes: Contemporary Fiction of the American West, High Desert Journal, basalt, Open Spaces, Clackamas and Hayden’s Ferry Literary Review, among others.


Saturday September 12, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Holiday Inn - Garden City Ballroom D 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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