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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.


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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... Read More →

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Prageeta Sharma

Professor/President of Thinking Its Presence, University of Montana
Prageeta Sharma was born in Framingham, Massachusetts. Her collections of poetry include Bliss to Fill (2000), The Opening Question (2004), which won the Fence Modern Poets Prize, Infamous Landscapes (2007), and Undergloom (2013). Sharma’s honors and awards include a Howard Foundation... 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... Read More →


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

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