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Friday, September 29 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Two Butte Writers Not Writing about Butte: Fiction Readings by David Abrams and Ted McDermott

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Two Butte-based novelists will read from their new novels and discuss how their fiction contemplates group dynamics.
David Abrams drew from his experiences in the Iraq War when writing his debut novel, Fobbit, and again in his follow-up novel, Brave Deeds.  David served in the U.S. Army for twenty years and was deployed to Iraq in 2005 as part of a public affairs team. His stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, and other literary magazines.
Ted McDermott is the author of The Minor Outsider, a novel that chronicles the life of a self-absorbed young creative writer in Missoula. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in VICE, The Believer, The Portland Review, The Minus Times, and elsewhere. In 2009, he was nominated for the Essay Prize. Ted works as an editor and freelance reporter.

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David Abrams

David Abrams’ debut novel about the Iraq War, Fobbit, was named a New York Times Notable Book. He served in the U.S. Army for twenty years and was deployed to Iraq in 2005 as part of a public affairs team. His stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, and other literary magazi... Read More →
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Ted McDermott

Ted McDermott is the author of The Minor Outsider, a novel. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in VICE, The Believer, The Portland Review, The Minus Times, and elsewhere. In 2009, he was nominated for the Essay Prize. He lives in Butte, Montana, where he works as an editor... Read More →


Friday September 29, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Shakespeare & Co 103 S. 3rd Street West, Missoula, MT 59801

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