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Saturday, September 24 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Gala Reading with Maile Meloy, Shobha Rao and Leigh Stein

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Three tremendous storytellers will read at this special event. Leigh Stein, Executive Director of the nonprofit organization Out of the Binders, shares from her memoir Land of Enchantment, followed by Shobha Rao, celebrated debut author of the collection An Unrestored Woman. Maile Meloy, renowned writer of Montana roots, distinguished for both adult and youth fiction, will preview her forthcoming novel, the story of children who get lost on a family vacation and fail to realize the danger they’re in.

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Maile Meloy

Maile Meloy is the author of the novels Liars and Saints andA Family Daughter and the story collections Half in Love andBoth Ways Is the Only Way I Want It, which was named one of the Ten Best Books of 2009 by the New York Times Book Review and one of the best books of the year by the Los Angeles Times and Amazon.com. She has also written a trilogy for young readers, beginning... Read More →
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Shobha Rao

Shobha Rao moved to the US from India at the age of seven. She is the winner of the 2014 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction, awarded by Nimrod International Journal. She has been a resident at Hedgebrook and is the recipient of the Elizabeth George Foundation fellowship. Her story Kavitha and Mustafa was chosen by TC Boyle for inclusion in the Best American Short Stories 2015. She lives in San Francisco.
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Leigh Stein

Working at the intersection of literature and activism, Leigh Stein is the author of three books, and the co-founder and Executive Director of Out of the Binders, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing the careers of women and gender non-conforming writers. Her début novel The Fallback Plan made the "highbrow brilliant" quadrant of New York Magazine's Approval Matrix, and her poetry... Read More →

Saturday September 24, 2016 7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Wilma Theatre 131 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

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