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Montana Book Festival returns to in-person events, partners with the Missoula Public Library

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The Montana Book Festival is taking place September 15-18, 2022; 2022 images illustrated by Adrienne Langer.

Lauren Korn speaks with the Director of the 2022 Montana Book Festival, John Samual “Sam” Brown, about this year’s in-person events, including headliners Candice Carty-Williams and Jamie Ford; UM alum Caylin Capra-Thomas; Lauren Slaughter; and Emme Lund. They also talk about the organization’s new status as an independent non-profit, the Montana Literary Cooperative.

For a full schedule of this year’s events, jump on over to the website here.

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2022 Montana Book Festival poster designed and illustrated by Missoula-based Adrienne Langer.

Lauren R. Korn holds an M.A. in poetry from the University of New Brunswick, where she was the recipient of the Tom Riesterer Memorial Prize and the Angela Ludan Levine Memorial Book Prize. A former bookseller and the former Director of the Montana Book Festival, she is now the host of Montana Public Radio’s literature-based radio program and podcast, ‘The Write Question.’