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Upcoming Events

MONTANA BOOK FESTIVAL

- Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 8:00PM

So Many Authors, So Many Events September 9-13 It just keeps growing Missoula CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE  

Children's Book Week

- Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 9:00AM

READ TO YOUR CHILD (or inner child)

Special Events

Tuesday, May 5th  BAD KITTY PARTY

Thursday, May 7th  SUSAN ADRIAN

Friday, May 8th  WORDS WITH WINGS Reading

Saturday, May 9th  AUTHOR and ILLUSTRATOR CELEBRATION

 


Lorna Milne :: Evelyn Cameron : Photogrpher on the Western Prairie

05/27/2017 - 10:30AM

Join Fact & Fiction and Lorna Milne for a Saturday Sidewalk Signing on May 27th! In 1889, a young spunky British woman of genteel upbringing set sail for the United States—against her family's wishes. She traveled with a friend, Ewen Cameron, the man who later became her husband. They were bound for eastern Montana to hunt big game along the Yellowstone River, only thirteen years after the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The next fall the Camerons returned to England, packed up, and moved...

Colleen Clancy Hansen and Lorna Milne :: Saturday Sidewalk Signing

05/27/2017 - 10:30AM

Join Fact & Fiction, Colleen Clancy Hansen, and Lorna Milne for a Saturday Sidewalk Signing on May 27th! About the author of 'Stella and the Bubble Man,' Colleen Clancy Hansen: Colleen Clancy Hansen holds a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education with an English major, a speech/drama minor, and a Master's Degree in the Art of Teaching. Colleen's third book, 'Stella and the Bubble Man,' as well as her first two books 'Destination: Butte, Montana' and 'Ghost Children in Elkhart, Montana...

Lorna Milne :: Evelyn Cameron : Photographer on the Western Prairie

05/27/2017 - 10:30AM

Join Fact & Fiction and Lorna Milne for a Saturday Sidewalk Signing on May 27th! In 1889, a young spunky British woman of genteel upbringing set sail for the United States—against her family's wishes. She traveled with a friend, Ewen Cameron, the man who later became her husband. They were bound for eastern Montana to hunt big game along the Yellowstone River, only thirteen years after the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The next fall the Camerons returned to England, packed up, and moved...

Caroline Patterson :: Ballet at Moose Lodge

06/02/2017 - 5:30PM

Join Fact & Fiction and Caroline Patterson in a reading and signing on Friday, June 2nd! Caroline Patterson has published Montana Women Writers: A Geography of the Heart, as well as two children's books on the natural world. Her literary fiction has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Southwest Review, Epoch, and Seventeen. Her nonfiction has been published in Newsday,Outside, Southwest Review, Sunset, and Via. She was a Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University and has won...

Lorraine Rayment :: Dog Park Series :: Signing

06/03/2017 - 10:30AM

Join Fact & Fiction and Lorraine Rayment in a signing on Saturday, June 3rd! 10:30AM-Noon. Lorraine Rayment's 'Dog Park' series places the reader in the midst of a variety of relationships--nteractions between dogs and their owners, situations amongst all the dog park dogs, and, finally, bonds forged between the dog owners themselves. Each character portrays their own individual personality in the life they lead. Each possess a story, but as the book unfolds those story dynamics cause...

Steve Helgerson :: The Country Doctor and the Epidemics

06/08/2017 - 7:00PM

Can a country doctor alter the fate of his patients? Or his own fate? In mid October 1918 the largest epidemic of the 2oth Century struck in a small eastern Montana town. Within a few weeks influenza had killed dozens of people in the rural county. But this was just one of a series of extrodinary events attacking the social fabric of the community in 1917 and 1918. Rich in detail, broad in scope, this story places a fictional physician in the midst of the riveting events of those years. The...

Dr. Heather Branstetter :: Selling Sex in the Silver Valley

06/10/2017 - 10:30AM

A Saturday signing with Dr. Heather Branstetter! Once the largest silver producer in the world, Wallace became notorious for labor uprisings, hard drinking, gambling and prostitution. As late as 1991, illegal brothels openly flourished because locals believed that sex work prevented rape and bolstered the economy, so long as it was regulated and confined to a particular area of town. The madams enjoyed unprecedented status as influential businesswomen, community leaders and philanthropists,...

Tyler Dunning :: A Field Guide to Losing Your Friends

06/11/2017 - 2:00PM

After visiting nearly all the U.S. national parks, Tyler Dunning is ready to share his journey via a short film and a collection of essays about loss and recovery.

Leslie Budewitz & Christine Carbo :: Reading & Signing

06/13/2017 - 7:00PM

This dynamic duo is back! Join Fact & Fiction and Montana mystery writers Leslie Budewitz and Christine Carbo in a night of silliness and suspense! About Treble at the Jam Fest, by Leslie Budewitz: Erin Murphy, manager of Murphy’s Mercantile (aka the Merc), is tuning up for Jewel Bay’s annual Jazz Festival. Between keeping the Merc’s shelves stocked with Montana’s tastiest local fare and hosting the festival’s kick-off concert, Erin has her hands full. Discord erupts when jazz...

Jamie Harrison :: The Widow Nash

06/26/2017 - 7:00PM

It is New York, 1904, and Dulcy Remfrey, despite an idiosyncratic, traveling childhood, faces the predictable life of a woman of the time. All that changes when her eccentric father returns from his expedition to Africa without any of the proceeds from the sale of a gold mine. It seems he’s lost his mind along with the money, and Dulcy’s obsessive ex-fiancé (and her father’s business partner) insists she come to Seattle to decipher her father’s cryptic notebooks, which may hold clues to the...

Gary Ferguson :: Land on Fire (Presentation, Reading, & Signing)

07/01/2017 - 3:00PM

July 1, 2017 :: 3PM :: Fact & Fiction Downtown     No one will argue about the destructive potential of wildfire—we see it in the news all too often. But fire is a natural process that can be a powerful agent of healing and renewal, able to return nutrients to the soil and keep forest diseases and harmful insects in check. We have entered a new era in which wildfire is a more potent force than ever before and a primary player in the changing landscape of the American West....

Sherman Alexie :: You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

07/07/2017 - 7:00PM

Join Fact & Fiction in welcoming Sherman Alexie back to Missoula! Alexie will be reading from and signing copies of his memoir, You Don't Have to Say You Love Me. July 7th. University Center Ballroom, 7PM. One of the most anticipated books of 2017, Entertainment Weekly and Bustle! A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian....

Keith McCafferty :: Cold Hearted River

07/19/2017 - 12:30PM

The sixth novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series—featuring Montana’s favorite private detective. A story of lost treasure, Cold Hearted River begins with the death of a woman, stranded in a spring snowstorm, who in desperation climbs into a bear’s den. When Sheriff Martha Ettinger, reunited with once-again lover Sean Stranahan, investigates, she finds a fly wallet in a pannier of the dead woman’s horse, the leather engraved with the initials EH. Only a few days before, Patrick...

Brooke Williams :: Open Midnight

07/20/2017 - 7:00PM

Please join Fact & Fiction and Brook Williams in a reading and signing of this memoir of wilderness, metaphysical transformation, ancestral immigration, and Charles Darwin. Thursday, July 20th. 7PM.                 Open Midnight weaves two parallel stories about the great wilderness—Brooke Williams’s year alone with his dog, ground truthing backcountry maps of southern Utah, and that of his great-great-great-grandfather, William...

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