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Sunday, September 25 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Regional MFA Brunch

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Join us for tasty bites, brunch-libations and short readings from local and regional MFA candidates in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. 

Moderators
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Jordan Chesnut

Outreach Coordinator

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Aronson

Sarah Aronson

Sarah Aronson is a poet, essayist, and psychotherapist based in Missoula, MT. Her work can be found in Cirque, Zymbol, the Portland Review, and Psychology Tomorrow, among others. She angles for fish and pie.
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Ashley Barr

Ashley Barr lives in Boise, Idaho where she spends all of her free time searching WebMD and considering the intolerable cuteness of her cats. She is an organizer for Ghosts & Projectors a poetry reading series, an MFA candidate at Boise State University, and a graduate of The College of Idaho. Her first chapbook Call the Bees to Come was published by dancing girl press in April 2015.
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Renee Branum

Renee Branum is working toward an MFA in Creative Non-Fiction at the University of Montana. Her work has appeared in Blackbird, The Long Story, and Fields Magazine. Her top three right now: Taco Bell breakfast, fireworks, and MTV's "Catfish." She does not know how to french braid. 
avatar for Leah Butterwick

Leah Butterwick

Leah Butterwick is an emerging writer who grew up in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, a town that definitely exists even if it sounds made up. After traveling around the Northeast U. S., the U. K., and a fun stint in Western Europe, she crossed the U. S. and has settled in the Pacific Northwest, where she’s adopted the world’s two most polite cats. Leah writes fiction, with a particular focus on flash fiction, and is finishing her MFA in... Read More →
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Kathryn Jensen

Kathryn Jensen is an MFA candidate in poetry at Boise State University with interests in media, technology, and narrative. She watches a lot of television. 
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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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KJ Kern

KJ Kern is from Phoenix, Arizona. He goes to school in Missoula. His favorite season of The Wire is four.
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Lisa Laughlin

Lisa Laughlin lives in Spokane, WA, where she's pursuing her MFA in creative nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Belmont Story Review, Hippocampus Magazine, Orion's "Place Where You Live" section, and is forthcoming in Sweet: A Literary Confection. She is the current nonfiction editor at Willow Springs Magazine and is the nonfiction editor for The Swamp. When she's tired of writing she goes running.
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Virginia Thomas

Virginia Thomas is an MFA candidate at Eastern Washington University’s Northwest Center for Writers. Her poetry has appeared in Stonecoast Review and is forthcoming in Weber—The Contemporary West. She was born and raised in northwest Wyoming, and now resides in Spokane, Washington with her husband and their cat.


Sunday September 25, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Montgomery Distillery 129 W Front St, Missoula, MT 59802

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