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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 9:30am - 11:00am
The Poetics of Hustle: Submission, Solicitation and Partnership

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Join three emerging writers (two poets and one poet/essayist) as they read from new work and talk about the joys (and pitfalls) of navigating the contemporary publishing market. 

Moderators
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Alicia Mountain

Alicia Mountain received her MFA at the University of Montana in Missoula. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Pleiades, Barrow Street, Witness, Spillway, LIT, The Southampton Review and elsewhere. She is the recent recipient of an Idyllwild Fellowship and received a 2014 Academy of American Poets Prize. She’s finishing her first collection of poetry.

Speakers
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Melissa Mylchreest

Melissa Mylchreest writes poetry and nonfiction in Missoula, Montana. She is the author of the chapbook Reckon, and the full-length poetry collection, Waking the Bones, which won the 2014 Dorothy Brunsman Prize from Bear Star Press. Her work has appeared in many venues, including High Country News, Big Sky Journal, Western Art & Architecture, Flyway, Crab Orchard Review, American Cowboy, Talking River... Read More →
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Philip Schaefer

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Philip Schaefer is the author of three chapbooks. [Hideous] Miraculous is forthcoming from BOAAT Press, while Radio Silence, forthcoming in 2016 from Black Lawrence Press, and Smokes Tones, which is available from Phantom Limb, were co-written with poet Jeff Whitney. Individual work is out or due out inVinyl, The Cincinnati Review, Prelude, Forklift Ohio, DIAGRAM, Sonora Review, H_NGM_N... Read More →
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Jeff Whitney

Jeff Whitney is the author of three chapbooks, the most recent of which, The Tree With Lights In It, is forthcoming from Thrush Press. Along with Philip Schaefer, he is the co-author of Smoke Tones, which is forthcoming from Phantom Limb Press. Recent poems can be found or found soon inBirdfeast, Blackbird, Columbia Poetry Review, Salt Hill Journal, and Sugar House Review. He lives in Portland, where... Read More →


Saturday September 12, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Holiday Inn - Gallatin/Jefferson 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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