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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Poetry Reading: Madelon Sprengnether, Gary Thompson and Brian Laidlaw

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Three outstanding poets will share the stage: Brain Laidlaw, author of The Stuntman, Madelon Sprengnether, author of Near Solstice: Prose Poems, and Gary Thompson, author of One Thing After Another.

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Brian Laidlaw

Brian Laidlaw is a poet-troubadour from San Francisco. His work has been published widely in journals including Field, Agni, New American Writing, The Iowa Review, and American Songwriter Magazine, and was anthologized in The Arcadia Project from Ahsahta Press. Laidlaw recently released Amoratorium, a vinyl-LP-plus-poetry-chapbook, with Paper Darts Press. His first full-length collection of poems, The Stuntman was just released – also... Read More →
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Madelon Sprengnether

Madelon Sprengnether is a poet, memoirist and literary critic, who teaches creative writing in the Department of English at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of two books of poetry, The Normal Heart and The Angel of Duluth, two memoirs, Rivers, Stories, Houses, Dreams, and Crying at the Movies and a co-edited collection of travel essays by women, The House on Via Gombito, in addition to numerous works of literary criticism. She has... Read More →
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Gary Thompson

Gary Thompson’s fifth book of poetry, One Thing After Another, a collection of six lyric sequences, was published by Turning Point in 2013, and recent poems have appeared in Arroyo Literary Review, December and Hubbub. He earned a MFA from the University of Montana, where he was a founding editor of CutBank, and taught in the creative writing program at CSU, Chico for nearly thirty years. In 2010, he edited Quinton Duval’s (a fellow... Read More →



Saturday September 12, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Holiday Inn - Garden City Ballroom A 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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