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UM Creative Writing To Host 'Writing @ Work' Conference - 3/16 - Missoula, MT

March 8, 2018View for printing

The University of Montana Creative Writing program will bring together writers from all walks of life during the "Writing @ Work" conference from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, March 16, in the University Center Theater.

"Writing @ Work" is an afternoon of community and collaboration for working writers, world-class editors, publishers, agents, students and anyone interested in the power of writing and how to build a life around it.

"This year, the 'Writing @ Work' conference has a magnitude of excellence unparalleled for programs of our size," said Debra Magpie Earling, director of Creative Writing at UM.

Full Event Information: http://bit.ly/2D6ICBl

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