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Thursday, September 22 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Helena Showcase: Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

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A Helena Showcase: A gathering of writers from Helena during which we wish to exhibit the vibrant writing scene that exists here. In Helena, and at Carroll College, there exists an energetic writing community rife with individuals publishing regionally, nationally, and internationally. Many literary events are held throughout the year in local museums, campuses, libraries, parks, breweries and bars--all well attended by fans and readers of literature. Join us for this 90-minute panel, with each member reading 10-12 minutes preceded by a briefer overview of the Helena scene by the moderator, followed by a 10-15 minute Q&A.

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Aaron Parrett

Dr. Aaron Parrett has published fiction in The Massachusetts Review, The Wisconsin Review, Open Spaces, The New Montana Story and other journals. His essays have appeared in Montana: The Magazine of Western History, The Complete Montana Gothic, The Old-Time Herald, and other places. He has recorded four CDs of original songs, and his music has appeared in several films, including the... Read More →

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Kate Cholewa

K.M. (Kate) Cholewa is a writer of fiction, essays, and political analysis. Her novel, Shaking Out the Dead, was published in June 2014. Cholewa is a graduate of the MFA and MA program in Creative Writing at the University of Montana in Missoula where she taught Composition and Introduction to Fiction. She has also taught Composition at Carroll College. Cholewa has written for Salon.com, AuthorsFirst.com, and The Progressive. She provided... Read More →
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Loren Graham

Loren Graham was raised in and around Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He took the M.A. in English from Baylor University and the M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Virginia. He has taught creative writing at Hollins University and at James Madison University, and he is now Professor of English at Carroll College in Helena. Graham has been a Henry Hoyns Fellow, a Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellow, a John Ciardi Fellow in Poetry, a... Read More →
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Ben Nickol

Ben Nickol's stories and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Redivider, Boulevard, Fugue, CutBank and elsewhere, and he's the author of two books: Where the Wind Can Find It (Queen's Ferry Press, 2015) and Adherence (Outpost19, 2016).  His work has been honored by the Arkansas Arts Council and Best American Sports Writing, among other organizations. He currently teaches at Helena College of the University... 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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Kevin Stewart

A native West Virginian, Kevin C. Stewart now lives in Helena and is Associate Professor of English at Carroll College. His book The Way Things Always Happen Here was published in 2007 by WVU Press’s literary imprint, Vandalia, and was a finalist that year for ForeWord Magazine’s book of the year (short-story collections) and the Weatherford Award for the best Southern Appalachian book of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry... Read More →
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Corrie Williamson

Corrie Williamson is the author of Sweet Husk, winner of the 2014 Perugia Press Prize and a finalist for the Library of Virginia Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in AGNI, The Missouri Review, Shenandoah, Poetry Daily, and many other journals. Her manuscript-in-progress, The Pleasuring Ground (or maybe The River Where You Forgot My Name.... she can't decide), has something to do with the Corps of Discovery, appropriate use of technology... Read More →

Thursday September 22, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore 103 S 3rd St W, Missoula, MT 59801

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