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Saturday, September 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Walking, Writing, and Wellness: How Movement Inspires Creativity and Emotional Stability

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Humans, by definition, walk. Writers, by definition. sit. How can we reconcile these two things and still be productive, fulfilled, and professional? Four writers across disciplines and genres will discuss what we gain as writers (and humans) by allowing ourselves the time and freedom to move around outside.

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Chris La Tray

Chris La Tray is a Métis storyteller. His first book, One-Sentence Journal: Short Poems and Essays From the World At Large (2018, Riverfeet Press) won the 2018 Montana Book Award and a 2019 High Plains Book Award.His second book, a collection of haiku and haibun poetry called De... Read More →
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Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik's first book, A Walking Life, about the past and future of walking's role in our humanity, was published by Da Capo Press/Hachette in May 2019. A fifth-generation Montanan, she lives in Whitefish, Montana, with her family. She has written essay and articles for Aeon... Read More →
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Anne Helen Petersen

Senior Culture Writer, BuzzFeed News
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Kathleen McLaughlin

Kathleen McLaughlin is a journalist and writer based in Missoula, reporting here and across Asia. She is an Asia correspondent for Science magazine and writes about the American West for the Guardian. Her work focuses on inequality and marginalized communities and she’s been a frequent... Read More →
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Sara Bir

Sara Bir is a chef and writer. An avid plant nerd, she is the author of two cookbooks,The Fruit Forager’s Companion and Tasting Ohio: Favorite Recipes from the Buckeye State. Sara frequently travels to teach cooking classes and talk about foraging. She lives in the oldest town in... Read More →

Saturday September 14, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm MDT
The Public House