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Book Review: My Mother and I, We Talk Cat

JJ Amaworo Wilson recently reviewed My Mother and I, We Talk Cat by Elise Stuart, the previous poet laureate of Silver City and Grant County. Elise Stuart’s terrific new memoir is unorthodox. As a former Poet Laureate of Silver City and Grant County, she includes poems at scattered intervals, whichRead the Rest…


Book Review: Venturous Journeys by Jesus J. Barquet

cover of Los Viajes Venturosos

Jesus J. Barquet will give an English-Spanish reading and discussion of his book of poetry Venturous Journeys / Los viajes venturosos (Madrid: Verbum, 2015) at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 3:30pm at the Seedboat Gallery. He will also participate in a panelRead the Rest…


Book Review: Artemis Awakening by Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Award-winning novelist Jane Lindskold will discuss the art of writing science fiction at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Saturday, September 30, 11:30am at the El Sol Theater. Frost McGahey reviewed Lindskold’s Artemis Awakening, the start of a new series: The planet Artemis was created as an Eden,Read the Rest…


Book Review: The Apache Wars by Paul Andrew Hutton

Paul Andrew Hutton

Paul Andrew Hutton will give a presentation, “From Ivory Tower to the Big Apple—Writing Popular History and Academic Publishing,” at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Sunday, October 1, at 10:00am at the Seedboat Gallery. The transition from academic writing to the creation of a commercial work forRead the Rest…


Book Review: Raul Yzaguirre by Stella Pope Duarte

Stella Pope Duarte

Stella Pope Duarte will give the Festival keynote address on Friday, September 29, 5:30pm at Light Hall on the campus of Western New Mexico University. “Up the Spiral Staircase”: A young girl who liked to read, collect words and produce dramas enacted by barrio kids in her backyard, will inRead the Rest…


Book Review: Unprocessed by Megan Kimble

Megan Kimble

Megan Kimble will speak at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 10:00am at the Old Elks Lodge. She will discuss her book Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food (William Morrow 2015), which describes her experience living an entire year without eatingRead the Rest…


Book Review: Chinatown a toda hora by Andrea Cote-Botero

Andrea Cote-Botero

Andrea Cote-Botero will speak at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Saturday, September 30 at 10:00am at the Old Elks Lodge in Silver City. She will discuss her experience as a writer: main literary influences, elements of the creative process, critical approaches to her artistic work, and more.Read the Rest…


Book Review: Death in the Black Patch by Bruce Wilson

Bruce Wilson will participate in a panel at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 3:30pm at the Old Elks Lodge in downtown Silver City. The session, “Everything you ever wanted to know about writing,” will cover writing, editing, researching, submitting, and marketing. WilsonRead the Rest…


Book Review: Mr. and Mrs. Doctor by Julie Iromuanya

Julie Iromuanya

Julie Iromuanya will have a reading and Q&A session at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00am at the Seedboat Gallery. Iromuanya’s Mr. and Mrs. Doctor is a novel about Job and Ifi, an immigrant couple in an arranged marriage, and the outrageous lie thatRead the Rest…


Book Review: Ross Calvin by Ron Hamm

Ron Hamm will participate in a discussion with Stephen Fox at the Southwest Festival of the Written Word on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Silver City Public Library. The two distinguished historians will discuss the art of writing biography. Their conversation will include the challenges of research, whatRead the Rest…


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