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Upcoming Events


- 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



Find Waldo in Missoula!

07/01/2017 - 10:00AM to 07/31/2017 - 8:00PM

Waldo, the iconic children’s book character, is coming to Missoula, Montana, this July to spread the “Buy Local” message in our town! This year marks the 30th anniversary of Where’s Waldo?, and Waldo has decided to celebrate with the locals! This is a creative and fun way to highlight all that’s wonderful about our local indie businesses, and we hope you’ll want to join in. For the month of July, Fact & Fiction will be hosting an exciting month-long scavenger hunt to find Waldo in...

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....

Philip Schaefer :: Bad Summon; or, Philip's Little Book Launch

07/11/2017 - 6:00PM

Celebrate Missoula poet and his new poetry collection, Bad Summon! Philip Schaefer--cocktail slinging poet--has a new collection out this summer from the University of Utah Press. Join Fact & Fiction at Montgomery Distillery on July 11th, from 6-8PM, in congratulating Philip on his book! Bad Summon explores the relationship between the majesty of nature and the quiet violence humans inflict upon themselves and others. The poems are dipped in loss, traveling between death and mountains,...

Dale Jones and Evan McKinney :: Saturday Sidewalk Signing

07/15/2017 - 10:30AM

A Saturday Sidewalk Signing with Dale Jones and Evan McKinney! July 15th. 10:30AM-1PM. Great Northern Railroad in Marias Pass, by Dale Jones: Montana’s Marias Pass is the lowest rail crossing through the Rocky Mountains. The tracks snake through narrow canyons, traverse the swift Middle Fork of the Flathead River, and twist through numerous snowsheds and tunnels to crest the 5,213-foot Continental Divide. James Jerome Hill was the driving force behind Great Northern Railway’s mission to...

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...

Miantae Metcalf McConnell :: Deliverance: Mary Fields (Saturday Sidewalk Signing)

07/22/2017 - 10:30AM

A Saturday Sidewalk Signing with Miantae Metcalf McConnell! July 22, 2017. 10:30AM to 1PM. 1885-1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend’s impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother Mary Amadeus lying on frozen earth in a broken-down cabin. Certain that the cloister of frostbit Ursuline nuns...

David Abrams :: Brave Deeds :: A Publication Party

08/01/2017 - 7:00PM

Fact & Fiction is throwing a party... A publication party! Montana author David Abrams has a brand spankin' new novel out this summer, and we're going to celebrate with a reading and signing on the novel's publication release date. Join us! From Fobbit author David Abrams, Brave Deeds is a compelling novel of war, brotherhood, and America. Spanning eight hours, the novel follows a squad of six AWOL soldiers as they attempt to cross war-torn Baghdad on foot to attend the funeral of their...

Kayla Cagan, Nicole Decker, and Marian Call :: A Reading and Signing with Music!

08/11/2017 - 5:30PM

Join Fact & Fiction in a night of readings, signings, and music! August 11th. 5:30PM. About Marian Call: Call's new album "Standing Stones" has landed! Stream it now at About Piper Perish, by Kayla Cagan: "There may not be another book published … that is more perfect for artistic [readers] who love stability yet crave adventure." —Teen Vogue Debut author Kayla Cagan breathes new life into fiction in this dynamic, authentic book. Warhol-obsessed Piper will have readers...

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