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Sunday, September 25 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Crafting dangerous characters

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Short readings by four writers of suspense, intrigue and peril: Jesse Bier (After Dying), Michael Hodges (The Invasive), Travis Laurence Naught (Joyride), and Brian Ney (Calamity Jane- How the West Began).

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Lucy Torgrimson

Lucy Torgrimson was born and grew up in Hopkins, Minnesota. She is a student of the University of Montana. She is a double major in Creative Writing and German. Her thriving goal in life is to become a successful novelist.

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Jesse Bier

Jesse Bier is author of the poetry collection Don't Tell Me Trees Don't Talk, published by Bucknell University Press and the novels Ocho Rios, The Cannibal, Year of the Cougar, Trial at Bangkok, and Transatlantic Lives. He has also published a collection of short stories, A Hole in the Lead Apron. His stories have appeared in Esquire, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. He is a WWII veteran and Professor Emeritus at the University of... Read More →
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Michael Hodges

Michael Hodges is an American speculative fiction writer. His short stories have appeared in over twenty magazines and anthologies, and his debut novel, The Puller, was released on April 24, 2015. Film rights for The Puller were purchased by Sonny Mallhi, producer of The Strangers and The Lake House. The Puller also received a five star review from Hugo-winning SF Signal. Foreign publishing rights... Read More →
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Travis Laurence Naught

Travis Laurence Naught is an author who happens to be a quadriplegic wheelchair user. Prior to taking up a full-time struggle with words, he spent 10 years volunteering with the Eastern Washington University Men's Basketball team. Travis earned an undergraduate degree in psychology and completed graduate work in sports psychology while at Eastern. ASD Publishing released The Virgin Journals, Travis's poetry memoir, in 2012. It was used as... Read More →
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Bryan Ney

Bryan Ney M.D. has had an interest in 1860's Montana history since he found a copy of Langford's Vigilante Days and Ways in a Hollywood used bookstore in the 1990's.  The moral themes of that story struck a chord with Bryan, who has been a long-time member of his hospital's Bioethics committee, which is similarly interested in moral questions.  No one else in his hometown of Los Angeles seemed to know about the dramatic events... Read More →

Sunday September 25, 2016 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore 103 S 3rd St W, Missoula, MT 59801

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