2016 - 2017 Visiting Writer Series

Gregory Pardlo & Eileen Myles

Poetry Reading, Friday, September 23, 7 pm, Wilma Theater, downtown Missoula

Co-sponsored by the Montana Book Festival and Humanities Montana

Ruth Ellen Kocher & Carmen Giménez Smith

Lecture: Race and Publishing in the 21st Century, Friday, October 7, 12:00 - 12:50 pm, Liberal Arts Building 103 B, UM campus

Poetry Reading, Friday, October 7, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus


Sponsored by the President's Writers-in-Residence Series

Megan Kruse

Lecture: What It Feels Like: Crafting Emotion in Fiction, Friday, October 14, 12:00 - 12:50 pm, Liberal Arts Building 103 B, UM campus

Fiction Reading, Friday, October 14, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus


Sponsored by the President's Writers-in-Residence Series

Catherine Lacey

Fiction Reading, Friday, November 4, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus


Sponsored by the Kittredge Visiting Writer Fellowship

Poems Across the Big Sky II Anthology Reading

UM Alumni Poetry Reading, Friday, December 2, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus

Sponsored by UM Creative Writing Program

Sandra Lim

Poetry Reading, Friday, February 3, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus


Sponsored by the Hugo Visiting Writer Fellowship

Tracy Kidder

Nonfiction Craft Lecture, Friday, March 3, 12:00 - 12:50 pm, Gallagher Business Building 123

Nonfiction Reading, Friday, March 3, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus

Sponsored by the President's Writers-in-Residence Series

Sherwin Bitsui & Melissa Kwasny

Poetry Reading, Friday, April 7, 7 pm, Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM campus

Sponsored by UM Creative Writing Program