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Saturday, September 24 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Exploring Gender in Poetry and Prose

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A reading by and conversation with four authors whose work challenges constructed gender and whose indie publishers defy the mainstream: Teresa Carmody, Paula Marie Coomer, S.R. Stewart and Diane Raptosh.


Moderators
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Susan McLachlin

I am a new emigre to Mizzoula from Canada, looking to enjoy every moment of the Montana experience. I have volunteered most of my life and I know that this is the quintessential way to meet new friends and to enter a new community. I am a writer of LGBT fiction, a partner in a new relationship and a lover of all things literature.

Speakers
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Teresa Carmody

Teresa Carmody’s books include Maison Femme (a collaboration with Vanessa Place), Requiem, and three chapbooks: I Can Feel, Eye Hole Adore and Your Spiritual Suit of Armor by Katherine Anne. She is the co-founding director of Les Figues Press and is currently pursuing a PhD in English/Creative Writing at the University of Denver.
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Paula Marie Coomer

Paula Marie Coomer is a poet, novelist, sometimes food writer, and a writer of short fictions. The daughter of over two hundred years of Kentucky Appalachian farmers and mixed-blood heritage,she lived most of her childhood in the industrial Ohio River town of New Albany, Indiana. Ms.Coomer is the author of five books of literary prose and poetry, including her newest novel, Jagged Edge of the Sky, as well as the food memoir, Blue Moon... Read More →
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Diane Raptosh

Professor of English, The College of Idaho
Diane Raptosh’s fourth book of poetry, American Amnesiac, published by Etruscan Press, was long-listed for the 2013 National Book Award. She is the recipient of three fellowships in literature from the Idaho Commission on the Arts. She served as Boise Poet Laureate (2013), as well as is the Idaho Writer-in-Residence (2013-2016) which is the highest literary honor in the state. An active poetry ambassador, she has given poetry workshops... Read More →
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S.R. Stewart

Poet and journalist from the Pacific Northwest.


Saturday September 24, 2016 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Holiday Inn - Garden City Ballroom C 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

Attendees (9)