Montana Women Writers: A Geography of the Heart

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Caroline Patterson
Farcountry Press, 2006 - Literary Collections - 395 pages
Witness Montana as seen through the eyes of Montana women writers who represent a spectrum of voices and perspectives and range from the past to the present, from the plains to small towns. Featuring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Edited by Caroline Patterson with an introduction by Sue Hart. The book features excerpts from Judy Blunt's Breaking Clean, Maile Meloy's Half in Love, and Sandra Alcosser's Except by Nature. Writers of the past include Grace Stone Coates, Mildred Walker, and Dorothy M. Johnson; contemporary writers include Debra Magpie Earling, Patricia Goedicke, and Mary Clearman Blew.

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About the author (2006)

Caroline Patterson has written for Seventeen, Sunset, Via, and Outside magazines. She was a 1990-1992 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and recently edited Montana Women Writers: A Geography of the Heart, winner of the 2007 Willa Award.

Sue Hart was born in Austria in 1927. In 1950, she graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London. She married immediately after qualifying as a vet and went to live in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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