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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Poetry Reading: Rick Barot, Joanna Klink and Ed Skoog

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An all-star poetry reading! Join Rick Barot (author of Chord), Joanna Klink (author of Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy) and Ed Skoog (author of Rough Day) reading from new work.

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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.

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Rick Barot

Rick Barot was born in the Philippines and grew up in the San Francisco Bay area.  He has published three books of poetry with Sarabande Books: The Darker Fall (2002), Want (2008), which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and won the 2009 Grub Street Book Prize, and Chord (2015).  He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Artist Trust of Washington, the Civitella... Read More →
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Joanna Klink

Joanna Klink is the author of four books of poetry: They Are Sleeping, Circadian, Raptus, and Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy (Penguin, 2015). She has received awards and fellowships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, Jeannette Haien Ballard, Civitella Ranieri, and The American Academy of Arts and Letters. She teaches in the Creative Writing Program at The University of Montana.
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Ed Skoog

Ed Skoog is the author of Mister Skylight (Copper Canyon Press, 2009) and Rough Day (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), which won the Washington State Book Award in Poetry. He is a graduate of the University of Montana, and has been a visiting professor there. He has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, Bread Loaf Writers Conference and the Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Residence at George Washington University. He lives in Portland... Read More →



Saturday September 12, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore 103 S 3rd St W, Missoula, MT 59801

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