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Debra Earling

Debra Magpie Earling teaches fiction at the University of Montana. 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<http://www.peterkochprinters.com/sacajewea-prospectus.pdf> (Koch editions, 2010), a collaboration with photographer Peter Rutledge Koch, re-invents the life of Sacajewea. Earling's publications also include stories in The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology, Talking Leaves: Contemporary Native American Short Stories, Circle of Women: Anthology of Western Women Writers and Wild Women: Anthology of Women Writers. She is the recipient of a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2015 Governor’s Arts Award.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, September 30

1:30pm MDT