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Thursday, September 28 • 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Pie and Whiskey! Hosted by Sam Ligon and Kate Lebo, sponsored by Shakespeare and Co. and Bernice's Bakery

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Sam Ligon and Kate Lebo, creators of the Pie & Whiskey, return once again to Missoula to share their beloved event with a devoted Montana Book Festival crowd.   

This year, Sam and Kate and the Montana Book Festival have curated an amazing lineup of readers to include some of their hometown favorites along wtih some of ours (and a few very special guests!)  Local legend Judy Blunt lends her mad pie baking skills to the effort once again, turning out delicious homemade goodness in the kitchen with Kate and Sam.

Find out more about Pie & Whiskey and Sam and Kate's new book at:

Sponsored by Shakespeare and Co. and Bernice's Bakery

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Kevin Canty

Kevin Canty is the author of four novels and three short story collections and has been published in The New Yorker, Esquire, GQ, and the New York Times Magazine. He currently teaches at the University of Montana in Missoula.
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Lynsey G.

Lynsey G. is a writerly type who has focused on the intersections of feminism, sexuality, and pornography for the past decade as a reviewer, interviewer, critic, documentary filmmaker, blogger, and now author of Watching Porn, an informative book about the adult entertainment i... Read More →
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William Kittredge

William Kittredge taught creative writing for 29 years at The University of Montana. He is the author of two collections of short fiction, The Van Gogh Fields and Other Stories (1979) and We Are Not In This Together (1984); a novel, The Willow Field (2006); a memoir, Hole in the Sky... Read More →
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Leyna Krow

Leyna Krow is the author of the short story collection I'm Fine, But You Appear To Be Sinking (Featherproof Books, 2017). Her fiction has appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Ninth Letter, Prairie Schooner, and other publications. She lives in Spokane, WA, with her husband and da... Read More →
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Kate Lebo

Kate Lebo’s essays have been anthologized in Best American Essays 2015, This is the Place: Women Writing About Home, and Ghosts of Seattle Past. In October 2017, Sasquatch Books will release Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter and Booze, an anthology co-edited... Read More →
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Sam Ligon

Samuel Ligon is the author of two novels—Among the Dead and Dreaming and Safe in Heaven Dead—and two collections of stories, Wonderland, illustrated by Stephen Knezovich, and Drift and Swerve. He is co-editor, with Kate Lebo, of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence... Read More →
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Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Lakota, enrolled Standing Rock) is a poetry editor for The Rumpus, and a humor columnist for Indian Country Media Network. Her poetry collection The Woman Who Married a Bear (University of New Mexico Press, 2016) won the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous... Read More →
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Donald Ray Pollock

Donald Ray Pollock is the author of the novels The Devil All the Time and The Heavenly Table, and the story collection Knockemstiff, for which he was awarded the 2009 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Fellowship. He worked as a laborer at the Mead Paper Mill in Chillicothe, Ohio, from 1973... Read More →
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Prageeta Sharma

Prageeta Sharma was born in Framingham, Massachusetts. Her collections of poetry include Bliss to Fill (2000), The Opening Question (2004), which won the Fence Modern Poets Prize, Infamous Landscapes (2007), and Undergloom (2013). Sharma’s honors and awards include a Howard Foundation... Read More →
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Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, Some Luck and Early Warning, the first volumes of The Last Hundred Years trilogy. She is also the author of five works of nonfiction and a series of books... Read More →
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Maya Jewell Zeller

Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of Alchemy for Cells & Other Beasts, a collaboration with visual artist Carrie DeBacker (Entre Rios Books, Fall 2017), Yesterday, the Bees (Floating Bridge Press, 2015), and Rust Fish (Lost Horse Press, 2011). Maya serves as Assistant Professor... Read More →

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Judy Blunt

Judy Blunt spent more than thirty years on wheat and cattle ranches in northeastern Montana, before leaving in 1986 to attend the University of Montana. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She is the recipient of a Jacob K. Javits Graduate Fellowship... Read More →

Thursday September 28, 2017 8:30pm - 10:30pm MDT
Union Club