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Thursday, September 22 • 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Pie & Whiskey

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A Shakespeare & Co. Presentation with support from Montgomery Distillery.

There will be pie! There will be whiskey! There will be readings about pie and whiskey!

The world famous Pie & Whiskey Reading features homemade pie, a glass of whiskey, and a baker's dozen of short readings about pie and/or whiskey.  Round two for Missoula will include local Sudden Wisdom Rye, thanks to Montgomery Distillery.

Presented at the Union Club by Shakespeare & Co. Booksellers, and hosted by Kate Lebo and Sam Ligon. 

Doors at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for this event are now availbale for pre-sale. Get yours in person at Shakespeare & Co. A limited quantity are available online for out-of-town think-aheads. 

Speakers
avatar for Margot Kahn Case

Margot Kahn Case

Margot Kahn is the author of Horses That Buck, winner of the High Plains Book Award and a New West Best Book of 2008, and co-editor of the New York Times Editors' Choice anthology This Is the Place: Women Writing About Home. Margot’s essays, reviews and poems have appeared in The... Read More →
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EJ Colen

Lecturer, Western Washington University
EJ Colen is the author of poetry collections Money for Sunsets and Waiting Up for the End of the World: Conspiracies, flash fiction collection Dear Mother Monster Dear Daughter Mistake, poetry / lyric essay hybrid The Green Condition, collaborative short story collection, True... Read More →
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Sherrie Flick

Sherrie Flick is author of the novel Reconsidering Happiness (Bison Books), the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting (Flume Press), and the short story collection Whiskey, Etc. (Queen's Ferry Press, 2016). Her fiction appears in many anthologies and journals, including Flash... Read More →
avatar for Lily Hoang

Lily Hoang

Lily Hoang is the author of four books: Unfinished, The Evolutionary Revolution, Changing (recipient of a PEN Beyond Margins Award), and Parabola (winner of the 2006 Chiasmus Press “Un-Doing the Novel” Contest). With Blake Butler, she edited the anthology 30 Under 30: An... Read More →
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Kate Lebo

Kate Lebo is the author of poetry chapbook Seven Prayers to Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Entre Rios Books) and the cookbook Pie School (Sasquatch Books), and she’s co-editor with Samuel Ligon of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter and Booze. Her writing has been anthologized... Read More →
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Robert Lee

Robert Lee is the author of the epistolary novel, Guiding Elliott (Lyons Press 1997). His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in CutBank, cold drill, Talking River Review, MO: Writings from the River (now Front Range), Northern Journeys, and in the anthologies, New Montana... Read More →
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Sam Ligon

Samuel Ligon is the author of two novels—Among the Dead and Dreaming and Safe in Heaven Dead—and two collections of stories, Wonderland, illustrated by Stephen Knezovich, and Drift and Swerve. He is co-editor, with Kate Lebo, of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence... Read More →
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Robert Michael Pyle

author
Robert Michael Pyle studied butterfly conservation at the Monks Wood Experimental Station in England as a Fulbright Scholar, leading to his founding of the Xerces Society in 1971. Xerces is now the largest pollination protection team in the world. Pyle earned his Ph.D. at Yale University, where he investigated Lepidoptera eco-geography and conservation under Charles Remington. Later he worked for the government of Papua New Guinea on giant birdwing butterfly cons... Read More →
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Virginia Reeves

Virginia Reeves is a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. Her debut novel, Work Like Any Other, has been published internationally and translated into several languages. Her short fiction has appeared in The Common and The Baltimore... 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 b... Read More →
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Jess Walter

Jess Walter is the author of eight books. He's been a #1 New York Times bestseller, finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and the PEN/​USA Literary prize in both fiction and nonfiction, and won the 2005 Edgar Allan Poe Award. His work has been published in 30 languages and his... Read More →
avatar for Joe Wilkins

Joe Wilkins

Joe Wilkins is the author of a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing up on the Big Dry, winner of a 2014 GLCA New Writers Award—an honor that has previously recognized early work by the likes of Richard Ford, Louise Erdrich, and Alice Munro—and two previous books of poetry... Read More →


Thursday September 22, 2016 9:00pm - 10:30pm MDT
The Union Club 208 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802