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Thursday, September 22 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sexy Beasts Part 2: Erotic Fan-Fiction

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The event you’ve been waiting for. Steamy, racy, saucy, raunchy, sassy and crass original erotic fan-fic from the sexiest monsters around. Part 2 of a partnership with Get Lit!, this evening’s focus will be robots, vampires and Frankenstein. Our beasts and bots: Sheri Boggs, Laramie Dean, Kris Dinnison, Acton Douglas, Melissa Huggins, Colin Johnson, Mara Panich-Crouch, Aileen Keown Vaux, and Emily Thomas. Emceed by Rachel Mindell with special surprise guest.

 


Moderators
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Rachel Mindell

Festival Director
Rachel Mindell is a poet and teacher from Tucson, Arizona. She received an MA in English Literature and an MFA in Poetry at the University of Montana. She works for Submittable and the Missoula Writing Collaborative when she isn't planning the book fest. Her chapbook, A Teardrop and a Bullet, was recently releasted by Dancing Girl Press. Individual poems have appeared or are forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Pool, BOAAT, Horse Less... Read More →

Speakers
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Sheri Boggs

Sheri Boggs is the Youth Collection Development Librarian for the Spokane County Library District. She's worked as a bookseller, librarian, editor and writer. Currently she lives in Spokane with her librarian husband and two rescue dogs.
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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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Acton Douglas

Gender Expansion Project
Acton Seibel is a community activist, past board member of the Western Montana Community Center, and served as content editor of Out Words, western Montana’s LGBTQQI  newspaper. Acton also has thousands of hours under his belt as a dedicated volunteer and out spoken supporter of LGBTQQI rights in his home state of Montana and the world at large.
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Melissa Huggins

Melissa Huggins is the director of Get Lit! Programs, which includes the Get Lit! Festival, Spokane Youth Book Festival, and creative writing programs for K-12 students. She has an MFA from Eastern Washington University and spends her spare moments writing fiction, essays, book reviews, and more. Her essay "Stranger Danger" was recently included in the Railtown Almanac anthology, and her interviews with Joyce Carol Oates, William T. Vollmann... Read More →
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Colin Johnson

Editorial Assistant, Ahsahta Press
Current MFA candidate in poetry at Boise State University, editorial & design assistant for Ahsahta Press, student-editor for Free Poetry, former poetry editor for the Idaho Review. 
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Mara Panich-Crouch

Mara is now a full time Fact and Fiction Bookseller. She received her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Purdue University and found her home Missoula in 2002 while pursuing post-graduate studies at The University of Montana. She loves giving (and receiving) book recommendations of all genres. She is an avid painter, thrift-shopper, and adventurer.
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Emily Louise Thomas

Emily Thomas writes, teaches, and does scholarly things. She lives in Tucson.
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Aileen Keown Vaux

Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers at Eastern Washington University. Currently, she lives in Spokane, WA where she writes and teaches English Composition and Literature at Spokane Falls Community College.


Thursday September 22, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Radius Gallery 114 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802

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