July, 2013

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Spotlight: Southwest Mystery Authors

Three prolific and entertaining Southwest mystery writers-Steve Havill, Susan Cummins Miller, and Jonathan Miller-will come together at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Saturday, September 28 in Silver City, New Mexico to discuss the craft of writing mystery series. All three live in and write about trouble andRead the Rest…


Ana Castillo Writing a Memoir Workshop

Ana Castillo, an award winning poet, novelist, essayist, editor, playwright and translator, will teach a Memoir Writing workshop, at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word in Silver City, NM on Saturday, September 28th.   It is open to anyone who wants to learn to write memoir.  The workshop fee is $125 and enrollmentRead the Rest…


Silver City Writes: Bill Charland

The Southwest Festival of the Written Word recently had an opportunity to interview Bill Charland, author of Soundings and The Heartland File. Charland, a volunteer and a reader, and Phoebe Lawrence, a potter and a gardener, live on the western rim of Silver City. As seen from their living roomRead the Rest…


Greed, Sex, and “the Latest Thing”: Review of William Charland’s Soundings

Mary E. Hotvedt reviews Soundings by Bill Charland, who will be on the panel Books, Nooks, and Hooks: How the Publishing Industry is Changing on Friday, September 27 at the Festival.  In a short while we will post an interview with Mr. Charland on this blog. Greed, Sex, and “theRead the Rest…


Textures y Sabores

Here’s our latest press release, discussing the festival theme, “Textures y Sabores”!  You can download the press release in Word or PDF format on our Press page. The Southwest Festival of the Written Word, downtown Silver City NM’s first literary festival, will take place Friday September 27-Sunday September 29.  The theme ofRead the Rest…


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