Second Wind is a public reading series pairing students in the University of Montana's Creative Writing MFA program with UM faculty, alumni, and community writers.
Taylor is a historian, a fiction dabbler, and the brains of the operation. Between slush piles, she enjoys ranting about popular historical narratives' failures, road trips with her pooch, unreasonable, quasi-artistic projects, and coffee.
Dark humor, strange voices, uncomfortable truths, and the unusual grotesque spin at the core of her reading and writing interests.
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Brady Harrison’s fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Cardinal Sins, Cerise Press, J Journal, The Long Story, Mattoid, The Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature, Serving House Journal, and Wascana Review, among other literary journals. His fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and a novella, "The Dying Athabaskan," recently won the Publisher's Long Story Prize from Twelve Winters Press. Recent poetry appears in the anthology, Poems Across the Big Sky II. He has also edited two books on Montana literature, These Living Songs: Reading Montana Poetry and All Our Stories Are Here: Critical Approaches to Montana Literature. His most recent book is the co-edited collection, Punk Rock Warlord: The Life and Music of Joe Strummer. He lives in Missoula, Montana, and teaches at the University of Montana.
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