September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Friday, September 11 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Hick Poetics: Songs from the Woodline

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You DO NOT want to miss this special reading from Hick Poetics!



Edited by Shelly Taylor and Abraham Smith

HICK PO is an anthology of contemporary rural American poetry edited by Shelly Taylor and Abraham Smith.  This project was officially released in early 2015.

This anthology offers up forty poets, from the globally famed to the emerging, each of whom have been or are now fast-tied to the countryside.  Let us sing to you of this age-old tradition so well we know the woodline.

This book will feature not only poems but also aesthetic statements speaking towards our writers’ relationships with the liminal, the rural, the great American wilds.


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Greg Brownderville

Greg Alan Brownderville is the author of three books: A Horse with Holes in It (forthcoming from LSU Press), Gust (TriQuarterly, 2011), and Deep Down in the Delta (Butler Center Books, 2012). His literary honors include awards from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Missouri Review... Read More →
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Allison Hedge Coke

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke's books include authored (poetry) Dog Road Woman, Off-Season City Pipe, Blood Run, Streaming, and Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer (memoir) and edited anthologies Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas, Effigies and Effigies II. Her latest published... Read More →
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Michael Earl Craig

Michael Earl Craig's most recent book of poetry is Woods and Clouds Interchangeable (Wave Books, spring of 2019). His other books are Talkativeness (2014), Thin Kimono (2010), Yes, Master (2006), Can You Relax in My House (2002), and the chapbook Jombang Jet (2012). A recent Poet... Read More →
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Adrian Kien

Adrian Kien grew up in Elko, NV and Missoula, MT. He received his MFA from Boise State University. His most recent publication is the chapbook, Nevada Gangue from Open Country Press. He is also the author of The Caress is a Letter of Instruction and several chapbooks and collaborations... Read More →
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D.A. Powell

D. A. Powell is the author of five collections, including Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys which received the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. His honors include the Kingsley Tufts Prize in Poetry, the Shelley Memorial Prize from the Poetry Society of America and... Read More →
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Abraham Smith

Abraham Smith hails from Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Ashagalomancy, his fourth poetry collection, is new news from Action Books. With Shelly Taylor, he co-edited Hick Poetics (Lost Roads Press, 2015). Smith has been the recipient of fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown... Read More →
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Shelly Taylor

Shelly Taylor is the author of two full-length collections: Lions, Remonstrance (Coconut Books Braddock Prize: 2014) and Black-Eyed Heifer (Tarpaulin Sky: 2010), as well as three chapbooks: Peaches the yes-girl (Portable Press at YoYo Labs: 2008), Land Wide to Get a Hold Lost... Read More →

Friday September 11, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm MDT
Missoula Art Museum - Carnegie 335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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