October/November 2016

10/22 Bona Fide Books at WordWave

11/5 Introduction to Letterpress

November 5, 10 am - 5 pm • $99


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.

This class is offered through LTCC's Connect Ed. Register here.


Tahoe Writers Works, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Bona Fide HQ

Tahoe Writers Works, an open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm, at Charter Advertising. Next meetings: October 25.



Friends of the Library

All events take place at the South Lake Tahoe Library at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. Free and open to the public. A selection can be found below; click here for complete offerings.

Sept. 10, Nature Journal Club, 10-11 am
Come make a nature journal! Ages 5-18.

Sept. 17, Young Adult Writers Meetup, 3-4 pm
Working on a book, story, or poem? Meet with fellow writers for an afternoon of socializing, discussion, and—of course—writing! Free! Snacks!

Sierra Nevada College Writers in the Woods • September 9-10

Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea is the acclaimed author of 13 books across multiple genres. The Devil's Highway, his 2004 non-fiction account of a group of Mexican immigrants lost in the Arizona desert, was a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist and included in many of that year's "best book of the year" lists. His critically acclaimed novel The Hummingbird’s Daughter was the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Prize winner.

His newest novel, Into the Beautiful North, is the SNC 2016 Common Read selection. It is the story of young women in a small Mexican town who, inspired by the film The Magnificent Seven, follow their men North to persuade them to return. It has been optioned by the TNT network for a television series.

The Greater Tahoe-Reno Region


The Bookshelf Check out events at The Bookshelf in Truckee.

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.