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Karla Theilen

After she's through wrangling details for the Montana Book Festival, Director Karla Theilen moonlights as an RN and bartender to support her writing habit with dollars and stories.  She is currently in the home stretch of a memoir chronicling six summers on a fire lookout in Idaho's Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Her writing has been featured on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, and her stories and essays appear in anthologies to include,  A Mile in Her Boots: Women who Work in the Wild, and I Wasn’t Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 28

6:00pm MDT