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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
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Margot Kahn Case

Margot Kahn is the author of Horses That Buck: The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill Smith, winner of the High Plains Book Award and a New West Best Book of 2008. She earned her MFA from Columbia University, where she was a Hertog Fellow, and has been awarded grants and residencies from the Seattle Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, the Ohioana Library Association, Bread Loaf and the Jack Straw Writers Program. Margot’s essays... Read More →
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Elizabeth J. Colen

Elizabeth J. Colen has lived in three dozen houses and apartments in seven different states. She earned a BA from Georgia State University, a MA in Fiction from Western Washington University, and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Washington, where she was the recipient of the Nelson Bentley and Frederick Ingham Fellowships. She is the author of poetry collections Money for Sunsets and Waiting Up for the End of the World... 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 Fiction Forward, New Sudden Fiction, Ploughshares, and SmokeLong Quarterly. She lives in Pittsburgh and teaches in Chatham... Read More →
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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 Anthology of Innovative Fiction by Young Writers. Hoang serves as co-director of Puerto del Sol, Editor at Tarpaulin Sky... Read More →
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Kate Lebo

Kate Lebo is the author of two cookbooks, Pie School (Sasquatch Books) and A Commonplace Book of Pie (Chin Music Press). Her essays and poems have appeared in Best American Essays, Best New Poets, New England Review, Willow Springs, The Rumpus, Ninth Letter, and Gastronomica, and she writes the "Cooking the Books" column for the Spokesman-Review. In 2017, Sasquatch Books will release Pie & Whiskey, an anthology co-edited with Sam... Read More →
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Samuel Ligon

Samuel Ligon is the author of two novels—Among the Dead and Dreaming and Safe inHeaven Dead—and two collections of stories, Wonderland, illustrated by StephenKnezovich, and Drift and Swerve. He edits the journal Willow Springs, teaches at EasternWashington University in Spokane, and is the artistic director of the Port TownsendWriters’ Conference.  | |
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Robert Michael Pyle

Robert Michael Pyle writes essay, poetry, and fiction from an old Swedish farmstead along a tributary of the Lower Columbia River in southwestern Washington. His twenty books include Wintergreen and The Tangled Bank. A Guggenheim Fellow, he has received the John Burroughs Medal and several other writing awards. Pyle’s poems have appeared in magazines including the North American Review, and in a chapbook, Letting... 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 Review and has been short-listed for the Tennessee Williams Fiction Contest and the Alexander Patterson Cappon Fiction Award. She has... 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 →
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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 short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Harpers, McSweeney's, Esquire and 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, Notes from the Journey Westward and Killing the Murnion Dogs. His most recent full-length collection, When We Were Birds, was... Read More →


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

Attendees (55)