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Saturday, September 24 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hair of the Dog

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“Once they got a good whiff of who’d moved in, they all found better dens. Even mice and rats know better than to hang around us…” – Stephen Graham Jones, Mongrels.

Hair of the Dog (That Bit You, or Is About To): Readings, discussions, wicked Bloody Marys and whatever other tasty beverages you might need to get your pre-evening going. 

Moderators
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David Allan Cates

He's the author of five novels, most recently Tom Connor's Gift, and a collection of poetry, The Mysterious Location of Kyrgyzstan. He teaches fiction in the Rainier Writing Workshop lo-residency MFA program, and he's the executive director of Missoula Medical Aid, a small non-profit that sends medical teams to Honduras and supports community health improvement projects there.

Speakers
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Ted Van Alst

Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. is Associate Professor and Co-Chair of Native American Studies at the University of Montana. His edited volume The Faster Redder Road: The Best UnAmerican Stories of Stephen Graham Jones was released in April 2015 by the University of New Mexico Press. He has been interviewed by The Washington Post, Canadian Broadcast Corporation, Native America Calling, Smithsonian Magazine, and Al-Jazeera America Television and has... Read More →
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Adrian L. Jawort

Adrian Jawort is a freelance journalist and fiction writer from Lockwood, Montana. A Northern Cheyenne, he's lived on various Indian reservations and had founded Off the Path Press, LLC, which "aims to find true beauty in literature off the beaten path." Off the Path Press has produced two anthologies by indigenous writers, Off the Path, Volumes 1 and 2, and a novel by Adrian, Moonrise Falling. 
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Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones is a professor of English and creative writing at the University of Colorado. He is the author of twenty-one books, including The Fast Red Road: A Plainsong, Ledfeather, The Gospel of Z, and Bleed into Me: A Book of Stories. The honors his work has received include the Texas Institute of Letters Jesse H. Jones Award for Fiction and the Independent Publisher Book Award for Multicultural Fiction. He... Read More →
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Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge’s poetry collection “The Woman Who Married a Bear” (University ofNew Mexico Press) won the Kenyon Review’s Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry. Her previous collection “Outlaws, Renegades and Saints; Diary of a Mixed-up Halfbreed” (Greenfield Review Press) was awarded the Diane Decorah MemorialPoetry Prize. Her fiction from a work in progress called “Sex, Love, and... Read More →
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Sterling Holy White Mountain

Sterling HolyWhiteMountain grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation, where he lived the first part of his life according to the laws of the old-time basketball religion. He received a BA in English Creative Writing from the University of Montana and an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and he was a James C. McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin. He currently directs the writing center at Blackfeet Community... Read More →



Saturday September 24, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Union Club 208 E Main St, Missoula, MT 59802

Attendees (15)