BONA FIDE BOOKS: EVENTS, CLUBS, & WORKSHOPS
MAKER’S MONDAYS • 6-9 pm • Bona Fide HQ • Free
Feb. 13: Mail Art (second Monday)
Create amazing correspondence using everyday items
March 4, 10 am - 5 pm • Bona Fide HQ • $50
INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS with Steve Robison
Join experienced letterpress printer Steve Robison in a fun, informative workshop. You’ll learn how to use a composing stick, set type, and print your own cards or broadsides. The class includes materials and open studio hours at Tahoe Letterpress to work on your projects.
Class size is limited; register at the link below.
March 9, 7-9 pm, ACTIVIST ART
Fight the power with a zine, print, or chapbook!
A zine is a one-page book of text and images that promotes self-expression and creativity. Zines are cost-effective, fun to make, and a great way to share your passions with others. A chapbook is a short booklet, suitable for longer texts or a collection of stories, poems, or micro-essays. Prints can be made from wood blocks or linoleum. Bring your ideas and we'll figure out the best medium.
OPEN STUDIO HOURS
Will return in March.
Tahoe Writers Works, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm
Tahoe Writers Works, an open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm, at Charter Advertising. Next meetings: February 14 & 28.
MORE TAHOE OFFERINGS
South Lake Tahoe Library & Friends of the Library Events
Young Adult Writers' Meetup: Saturdays, February 4th, 3-4 pm: Working on a book, story or poem? Meet with fellow writers for an afternoon of socializing, discussion, and — of course — writing! Laptops available for use in the library. Snacks provided.
Kid's Nature Journal Club: Saturday, February 11 & 25, 10 - 11:30 am: Do you love Lake Tahoe and the outdoors? Come learn skills for exploring the natural world around you and how to capture your adventures in a nature journal. Some materials are provided, but bring a notebook and pen if you have them and make sure to dress for the weather—we’ll be going out exploring!
All events take place at the South Lake Tahoe Library at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. Free and open to the public. Click here for complete offerings.
Shaun Griffin is author of Anthem for a Burnished Land, This is What the Desert Surrenders and Bathing in the River of Ashes, and editor of From Sorrow’s Well, a volume on the poet Hayden Carruth, among other works. Both his own work and the anthologies he edits are grounded in the West's cultures and landscapes.
A long-time resident of Virginia City, he has taught poetry workshops in the Northern Nevada Correctional Center and is co-founder of the Community Chest, a nonprofit agency serving children and families in Northwestern Nevada.
The Greater Tahoe-Reno Region
Truckee, Tangled Roots Writing For information on writing workshops and classes in Truckee, check out Karen Terrey's Tangled Roots Writing.
Literary Arts & Wine is a monthly reading series held the third Sunday of every month at 6:00 pm at Art Obsessions in Truckee, CA.
Sundance Books Check out the Sundance line up here.