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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
YA Realism Panel

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YA authors Kris Dinnison, Theresa Schuster, and Melissa Clark will talk about their own writing and share writing exercises with the teen audience members.


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Melissa Clark

Melissa Clark is an author, television writer and college instructor. She is the author of the novels, Bear Witness, Swimming Upstream, Slowly, and Imperfect. Her essay, Rachael Ray Saved My Life, is included in the anthology The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage. She is also the creator of the animated television series, Braceface, starring the voice of Alicia Silverstone which aired on the ABC Family Channel. She has written scripts for... Read More →
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Kris Dinnison

Kris Dinnison spent nearly two decades as a teacher and librarian while dreaming of becoming a writer. Her work has appeared in One Teen Story, HelloGiggles, YARN, and Germ Magazine among others. Kris’ first novel, You and Me and Him, came out from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in July, 2015. When she’s not working Kris loves to hike, read, and binge watch TV shows. She lives and writes in Spokane, Washington.
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Theresa Nichols Schuster

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Theresa Nichols Schuster’s novel We Are the Warriors was named 2015 USA Regional Excellence Book Awards Finalist. When not hiking the mountains or prairies of Montana, or pursuing the next wildlife photo, Theresa is immersed in creating stories that are rich with real life characters and sceneries founded by Montana landscapes. She expresses, “the act of creating stories lures me in, like a haunting melody. As... Read More →

Saturday September 12, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Missoula Public Library 301 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802

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