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Creative Writing Group in Silver City 2018

The Southwest Festival of the Written Word and WNMU are happy to offer a Creative Writing Group on the second and fourth Tuesdays of September, October, and November of 2018.   Dates: September 25; October 9, 23; November 13, 27. Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m. Venue: Kennedy Puentes Room, Miller Library, WNMU.Read the Rest…


Just Words: Judith Michaels Safford & Mark Widrlechner

Join us on Saturday, September 22, 2:00pm at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House (112 W Yankie St.) for Just Words! Judith Michaels Safford and Mark Widrlechner will read from their work.   In 2006, Judith Michaels Safford discovered a radio program on writing poetry. She followed the prompts and mustered upRead the Rest…


Just Words: Sharman Apt Russell and Richard Felger

Join us on Saturday, September 15, 2:00pm at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House (112 W Yankie St.) for Just Words! Sharman Apt Russell and Richard Felger will read from their work, followed by an open mic.   Sharman Apt Russell has published a dozen books translated into a dozen languages. SheRead the Rest…


“Reading Under the Stars” Brilliance in Silver City, New Mexico

“Reading Under the Stars” Brilliance in Silver City, New Mexico By JJ Wilson   On August 18, 2018, the book-loving community of Silver City, New Mexico, came together to listen to Philip Connors, Sharman Apt Russell, Beate Sigriddaughter and Jack Crocker reading recent work. The event was entitled “Reading UnderRead the Rest…


Poets Laureate at Library, August 28

Reading with Poets Laureate  Jack Crocker and Beate Sigriddaughter August 28, 2018, 4:30pm Silver City Public Library 515 West college Avenue   The Silver City Public Library will host a poetry reading with the Silver City/Grant County Poets Laureate on Tuesday, August 28, 4:30pm. The Poets Laureate, serving a two-yearRead the Rest…


Reading Under the Stars

On Saturday August 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m. come join us for a three-course meal and conversation under the stars, plus short readings from Sharman Apt Russell, Philip Connors, and Silver City Poet Laureates Jack Crocker and Beate Sigriddaughter. Cost: $25 per person. Space is limited. Write to: jjawilson@hotmail.com or wilsonj11@wnmu.edu to reserve your tickets for this unforgettableRead the Rest…


Just Words: Elise Stuart and Lisa Fields

Join us on Saturday, July 21, 2:00pm at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House (112 W Yankie St.) for Just Words! Elise Stuart and Lisa Fields will reading from their work.   When Elise Stuart moved to New Mexico in 2005, her heart quietly opened to the desert. She found beauty in the river,Read the Rest…


Just Words: Buckley-Maldonado, Tumposky, and Zipin

The Saturday, June 16, 2018 Just Words event at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House (112 W Yankie St.) will feature Bonnie Buckley-Maldonado, Jessa Tumposky, and Melanie Zipin. Once upon a time (October 2015) Virus Theater presented a performance piece based on the poetry of Bonnie Buckley-Maldonado as part of the SouthwestRead the Rest…


Just Words: Wescott and Robinson

The Saturday, May 19, 2018 Just Words event at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House (112 W Yankie St.) will feature Virginia poet Mary Wescott and Silver City author Julia Fricke Robinson. Open mic will follow their performance. That means your poems, stories, observations. The event starts at 2:00 p.m. Mary Wescott has beenRead the Rest…


Review: Xanthippe and Her Friends

On his blog, Mathew Paust recently reviewed Beate Sigriddaughter’s newest book of poetry entitled Xanthippe and Her Friends. A reading will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2:00pm at the Tranquilbuzz Coffee House. Paust’s review is re-posted here with his permission. Thank you! As a man raised in a “getRead the Rest…


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