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Sunday, September 25 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
The Big Montana Story: Kickoff Party

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Everyone has stories to tell, but how do some stories become larger creative projects? Come find out as contestants pitch their stories to a panel of experts on film, TV, theater, digital media, and more. Hosts Debra Magpie Earling and Brooke Glass-O'Shea will offer brilliant insights, dumb questions, and delicious tidbits for all to enjoy. Help us kick off our project to make Montana the new Hollywood, and hear some new parts of The Big Montana Story.

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Debra Magpie Earling

Debra Magpie Earling is the Director of the University of Montana Creative Writing Program. Her novel Perma Red (Putnam, 2002) won the Western Writers Association Spur Award, WWA’s Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for Best First Novel, a WILLA Literary Award and the American Book Award. The Lost Journals of Sacajewea (Koch editions, 2010),  a collaboration with photographer Peter Rutledge Koch, re-invents the life of... Read More →
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Brooke Glass-O'Shea

Brooke Glass-O'Shea was one half of Brick last year, but this year, for the purposes of the Montana Book Festival, she is just Brooke Glass-O'Shea. She is seriously amazeballs. Oh my god you guys. She also has two law degrees and an MFA in creative non-fiction, rendering her virtually unemployable. If you see her, please give her a quarter.


Sunday September 25, 2016 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Montgomery Distillery 129 W Front St, Missoula, MT 59802

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