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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Friday, September 11 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Humble Pie: The Opposite of Eating Your Words

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Authors from Pie & Whiskey (and their friends) will read from early, embarassing work!

Join us for a literary walk of shame.

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Sarah Aronson

Sarah Aronson is a poet, essayist, and psychotherapist based in Missoula, MT. Her work can be found in Cirque, Zymbol, the Portland Review, and Psychology Tomorrow, among others. She angles for fish and pie.

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Kim Barnes

Kim Barnes is the author of In the Kingdom of Men, named a best book of 2012 by San Francisco Chronicle, The Seattle Times, and The Oregonian, and long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her second novel, A Country Called Home, winner of the 2009 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction, was named a best book of 2008 by The Washington Post, The Kansas City Star, and The Oregonian. She is a recipient of the... Read More →
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Judy Blunt

Judy Blunt spent more than 30 years on wheat and cattle ranches in northeastern Montana, before leaving that life to attend the University of Montana.  Her book of poems, Not Quite Stonewon the Merriam-Frontier Award, and was published in 1991.  Her best-selling memoir, Breaking Clean, was published by A.A. Knopf in 2002 and met with wide critical acclaim.  Her essays explore the complexity of growing up a girl in... Read More →
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Camille Griep

Camille Griep is the author of the novels Letters to Zell and New Charity Blues. She is the managing editor of Easy Street and a senior editor at The Lascaux Review. Her shorter works have appeared at Cartridge Lit, Synaesthesia, and The First Line, among other online and print venues. A native Montanan, she lives and writes near Seattle where she shares a home with her partner, Adam, and their spoiled bulldogge, Dutch.
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Alexandra Teague

Alexandra Teague is the author of two books of poetry: The Wise and Foolish Builders (Persea, 2015)--which centers on the story of Sarah Winchester, Victorian heiress to the rifle fortune, and the large, strange, supposedly haunted house she built in San Jose--and Mortal Geography (Persea, 2010), winner of the 2009 Lexi Rudnitsky Prize and the 2010 California Book Award for Poetry. The recipient of a Stegner Fellowship, a National... Read More →
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Shawn Vestal

Shawn Vestal’s debut novel, Daredevils, was published in spring 2016 by Penguin Press. Liesl Schillinger called the novel "breathtaking and brash," and wrote: "Vestal sends his characters soaring across the gulf that separates the identity that confines them and the identity they would choose, letting them land roughly but firmly on the other side, broken but free." His collection of short stories, Godforsaken Idaho, published by New... Read More →
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Josh Wagner

Josh Wagner was living in the middle of the desert with his dog Lucyfurr in 2008 when Ape Entertainment released his graphic novel, Fiction Clemens. Since then he’s traveled all over the planet, spinning stories out of what he finds. Along with comics Josh is the author of five books: Shapes the Sunlight Takes, Mystery Mark, Smashing Laptops, Deadwind Sea, and The Adventures of the Imagination of Periphery Stowe, as well as dozens of... Read More →



Friday September 11, 2015 11:30am - 1:00pm
Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore 103 S 3rd St W, Missoula, MT 59801

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