September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Friday, September 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Many Hats: Striking a Balance Between Creative Work and Creative Livelihood

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Three poets and a novelist with astoundingly full schedules (they are editors, publishers, teachers, reading-series hosts, administrators) share their creative work and discuss the joys and perils of the modern writer's perpetual juggle.

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hamish rickett

If 10,000 hours is the measure of expertise, then I can say I'm truly expert at putting people into a drug induced coma, other than that, I'm a journeyman, coming to the craft of writing a little late.  I'm a first year MFA candidate at University of Montana's creative writing program... Read More →

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Henrietta Goodman

Henrietta Goodman is the author of three books of poetry: All That Held Us (John Ciardi Prize, BkMk Press, 2018), Hungry Moon (Mountain West Poetry Series, 2013), and Take What You Want (Beatrice Hawley Award, Alice James Books, 2007). Her poems and essays have recently appeared in... Read More →
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Sam Ligon

Samuel Ligon is the author of two novels—Among the Dead and Dreaming and Safe in Heaven Dead—and two collections of stories, Wonderland, illustrated by Stephen Knezovich, and Drift and Swerve. He is co-editor, with Kate Lebo, of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence... Read More →
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Amy Ratto-Parks

University of Montana
Amy Ratto Parks (MFA, MA) is the author of the “Bread and Water Body” (2004). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming from The Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, The South Dakota Review, and Barrow Street among others. She is a former editor of Writer’s Digest, Fiction... Read More →
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KMA Sullivan

Publisher, YesYes Books
KMA Sullivan is the author of Necessary Fire, winner of the St Lawrence Book Award (Black Lawrence Press, 2015). Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Southern Humanities Review, Forklift, Ohio, The Nervous Breakdown, Gertrude, diode, and elsewhere. Essays have appeared in The... Read More →

Friday September 11, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm MDT
Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore 103 S 3rd St W, Missoula, MT 59801

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