“The real world seen mythically does shape the creative world.”
― Balkrishna Doshi, Paths Uncharted

Writing “salon”: informal gathering where you can play and share writing in a supportive, playful setting as you get to know other writers in the Bozeman area.

Next salon takes place April 12, 6-8pm, at Echo Arts (802 N Wallace Ave Unit A, Bozeman, MT 59715). Register here to save your spot.


Maria Anderson is from Three Forks, Montana. Her fiction has recently appeared in Ploughshares, Storythings 10, Sewanee Review, McSweeney’s, Edible Bozeman, Alpinist, and Best American Short Stories 2018. Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward selected her stories “Water Moccasin” and “Wetumpka” as distinguished in Best American Short Stories 2021. She is represented by Molly Atlas at ICM.

She likes skiing, trail running, cold soaks, and hot springs.

Maria’s Instagram and class Instagram. To read her writing, click here.

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