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Poetry at Glenwood Community Library

Silver City Poets Laureate Jack Crocker and Beate Sigriddaughter will read at the Glenwood Community Library on February 10, 2018, followed by open mic. The event starts at 2:00 pm. The Glenwood library is located at 14 Menges Lane in Glenwood, NM. Jack Crocker, when not writing poetry, is provost at WMNU.Read the Rest…


Lydia Huerta at Words and Music

The January 20, 2018 Words and Music event at the Tranquilbuzz Coffeehouse will feature Lydia Huerta reading her own poetry and favorite poems by others in both English and Spanish. Open mic will follow her performance–that means your poems, stories, and songs! The event starts at 2:00 p.m.   Lydia HuertaRead the Rest…


Call for Submissions: Gila Symposium

Confluence of Bonita Creek and Gila River in Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area, in Graham County, Arizona; seen from the vicinity of the Kearny campsite monument. The Gila flows toward the camera, center and left of center; Bonita Creek flows left to right, through the canyon whose far wall is visible behind trees at the right edge of the photo.

The 7th Natural History of the Gila Symposium (February 22-23, 2018) is looking for creative works about the Gila. Poets and prose writers of all kinds are welcome to submit their work for consideration. Readers will read their work in a creative voices session during the symposium, and works will be included inRead the Rest…


Saturday Words and Music Features ALCS Poets

On the third Saturday of each month, Tranquilbuzz Coffee House, in collaboration with poet laureate Beate Sigriddaughter, hosts a Words and Music event. Aldo Leopold Charter School poets Grace Walton, Serina Floyd, Ashley Elliot, Samuel Medina, and Catalina Claussen will read from their work tomorrow, December 16, 2017. The reading willRead the Rest…


Francesca West at the TranquilBuzz Saturday

Everyone is invited to Words and Music on Saturday, November 18, 2:00-4:00pm at the TranquilBuzz Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie Street (corner of Texas and Yankie Streets) in Silver City. The featured poet will be Francesca West. Her reading will be followed by an open mic for words and music. The TranquilBuzz, in collaborationRead the Rest…


Words and Music October 21

You are invited to the next Words and Music event at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House on Saturday, October 21, 2:00 p.m. Featured authors on October 21, 2017 are Bonnie Buckley Maldonado and Heather Steinmann. Poet Bonnie Buckley Maldonado was Silver City’s first ever poet laureate and is a life-long educator. Heather SteinmannRead 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…


Cheese, Wine, and Words

You are invited to show your support for the upcoming Southwest Festival of the Written Word, better known to most of us as SWFWW. On Sunday, September 24, 3:00 to 4:30 in the afternoon, at the Church of Harmony on 7th and Virginia Streets, in beautiful and unique Silver City,Read 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…


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