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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Memoir: The Life of Travel

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Elizabeth Enslin, author of While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal, and Amy Ragsdale, author of Crossing the River: A Life in Brazil, know the particular joys and struggles of capturing life abroad. Join us for a reading from two compelling memoirs.

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Karla Theilen

After she's through wrangling details for the Montana Book Festival, Director Karla Theilen moonlights as an RN and bartender to support her writing habit with dollars and stories.  She is currently in the home stretch of a memoir chronicling six summers on a fire lookout in Idaho's... Read More →

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Elizabeth Enslin

A fourth generation Oregonian, Elizabeth Enslin is the author of While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal (Seal Press, October 2014). She earned her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Stanford University in 1990 and has published literary nonfiction... Read More →
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Amy Ragsdale

Amy Ragsdale is a writer and choreographer. Her travel memoir Crossing the River, from SEAL Press, will arrive in bookstores in November 2015. Her articles and columns on travel and dance have appeared in High Desert Journal, Mamalode, British Airways online, and Outside magazine... Read More →



Saturday September 12, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm MDT
Holiday Inn - Garden City Ballroom A 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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