BONA FIDE BOOKS: EVENTS, CLUBS, & WORKSHOPS


CORRESPONDENCE CLUB

September 11, 6-9 pm • Bona Fide HQ

Everyone loves getting a letter! Join us and make cool mail art with paper, a typewriter or sewing machine, and ephemera.


INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS with Steve Robison

NOW IN A FOUR-HOUR SESSION!

FALL SESSIONS:

  • September 16 ***FILLED***
  • October 21
  • November 4
  • December 2

10 am - 2 pm • Bona Fide HQ • $50

Join experienced letterpress printer Steve Robison in a fun, informative workshop at Tahoe Letterpress. 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. Please state the workshop date in the note section.


OPEN STUDIO HOURS

August: By appointment only. We're here a lot, so just holler!

Regular hours will resume in September.



ONGOING LOCAL

Tahoe Writers Works, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm

5Tahoe Writers Works, an open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm, at Charter Advertising. This month: August 8 & 22. Next Month: September 5 & 19. Schedule here.


MORE TAHOE OFFERINGS

South Lake Tahoe Library & Friends of the Library Events

Young Adult Writers' Meetup, first and third Saturday of each month (excluding holidays) 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, second and fourth Saturday of the month (excluding holidays and December) 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.


Sierra Nevada College: Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series

Sunil Yapa, September 15-16

Sunil Yapa’s first novel Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, set during the Seattle World Trade Organization protests of November 1999, is this year's Common Read and a 2016 Time Magazine Best Books of the Year, an Amazon 2016 Best Books of the year, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick, and an Indies Next Pick.

The winner of the 2010 Asian American short story award, Yapa’s work has appeared in Guernica, American Short Fiction, The Margins, Hyphen Magazine, The Tottenville Review, Pindeldyboz: Stories that Defy Classification, and others. The biracial son of a father from Sri Lanka and a mother from Montana, Yapa has lived in The Netherlands, Thailand, Greece, Guatemala, Argentina, Chile, China, and India, as well as London, Montreal, and New York City.

Click here for entire calendar of events.


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