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Saturday, September 24 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Daredevils, Lunatics, Fire

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These bold authors bring on the blaze in their new novels - readings by Shawn Vestal (Daredevils), Megan McNamer (Children and Lunatics), and Jessica Barksdale (The Burning Hour).


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Jessica Barksdale

Jessica Barksdale’s fourteenth novel, The Burning Hour, was published by Urban Farmhouse Press in April 2016. A Pushcart Prize and Best-of-the-Net nominee, her short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in or are forthcoming in the Waccamaw Journal, Salt Hill Journal, Little Patuxent Review, Carve Magazine, Palaver, and So to Speak. She is a Professor of English at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California and teaches... Read More →
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Megan McNamer

Megan McNamer’s novel Children and Lunatics (Black Lawrence Press, 2016) won the Big Moose Prize. Her work has appeared in Salon, Sports Illustrated, The Sun, Tropic Magazine (of The Miami Herald), Islands Magazine, and Headwall, and she has won awards from New Millennium, Glimmer Train, Writers@Work, the University of New Orleans Writing Contest for Study Abroad, the Travelers'Tales Best Travel Writing Solas Awards for 2016, and... Read More →
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Shawn Vestal

Shawn Vestal’s debut novel, Daredevils, was published in spring 2016 by Penguin Press. Liesl Schillinger called the novel "breathtaking and brash," and wrote: "Vestal sends his characters soaring across the gulf that separates the identity that confines them and the identity they would choose, letting them land roughly but firmly on the other side, broken but free." His collection of short stories, Godforsaken Idaho, published by New... Read More →


Saturday September 24, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
Holiday Inn - Garden City Ballroom D 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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