Thursday, September 28 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Power, Resistance, and Literacy: Teaching Writing in Nontraditional Settings

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Panelists speak about their expereinces teaching writing in nontraditional settings such a juvenile detention centers, drug rehab centers, and homeless shelters.

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Chauna Craig

Chauna Craig is the author of the story collection The Widow’s Guide to Edible Mushrooms (Press 53, 2017). Her writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Fourth Genre, Prairie Schooner, Seattle Review, Flash Fiction International, Crab Orchard Review and other literary magazines and... Read More →
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Tami Haaland

Tami Haaland is the author of two books of poetry: When We Wake in the Night, and Breath in Every Room, winner of the Nicholas Roerich Prize. Her poems have appeared in a variety of periodicals and anthologies, including The Ecopoetry Anthology (Trinity University Press) and Literature... Read More →
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Sarah Kahn

Sarah Kahn founded Free Verse, a nonprofit that teaches literature and creative writing in juvenile detention centers across Montana, in 2014. She has an MFA in Fiction and an MA in Literature from the University of Montana and is the Program Officer at Humanities Montana. 
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Chelsia Rice

Chelsia A Rice is an essayist with an MFA from the University of Idaho in Creative Writing. Her writing has been published in journals and anthologies, including about.com, Peripheral Surveys, and the Los Angeles Review. Recently her essay titled "Tough Enough to Float" was selected as a Notable Best American Essay for 2014. She is the founder of Helena Area Literary Arts, the Montana Grassroots Organizer at American Cancer Society, and an adjunct... Read More →
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Joni Wallace

Joni Wallace earned her MFA at the University of Montana and is the author of two books of poetry and a chapbook: Kingdom Come Radio Show (Barrow Street Press, 2016), finalist for the Colorado Prize, the Besmilr Brigham Award, Word Works’ Washington Prize, and AROHO’s To the Lighthouse... Read More →

Thursday September 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm MDT
Missoula Art Museum