Second Wind: a public reading series pairing students in University of Montana's Creative Writing MFA program with UM faculty, alumni, and community writers.
Readings are at 6:00 p.m. Sunday evenings at the VFW, 245 W Main St., in Missoula. Admission is free!
Join us this Sunday, November 3, for an evening of reading with Rebecca Swanberg and Chris La Tray.
Rebecca Swanberg is a second-year MFA candidate and writing instructor at the University of Montana. Before moving to Montana, she taught journalism and directed the communications and music programs at a private school in Manhattan. She graduated from Bard College with a BA in Creative Writing, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Bard Free Press. When she's not reading and writing, she likes to hike, climb, horseback ride, sing, tidy up, and look at her houseplants.
Chris La Tray is a writer and a walker. 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 next book, Becoming Little Shell, will be published by Milkweed Editions in late 2020.Chris is Chippewa-Cree Métis, and is an enrolled member of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. He lives near Missoula, MT.