March, 2011

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The “book” festival friends didn’t want a book festival, although in conversation every one of us says “book” festival because “word” festival sounds kind of snooty. Some of us have visited the Tucson Book Festival, a major event in which major publishers and major authors take up major space. TheRead the Rest…


A poet started talk of a celebration of words. We need a festival where poets can read and others can listen, she said. And she was right. Silver City, New Mexico, about an hour and a half from Mexico, about three hours from Tucson, in the shadow of the GilaRead the Rest…

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