BONA FIDE BOOKS: EVENTS, CLUBS, & WORKSHOPS


BOOK ARTS

Have a wonderful summer - Book Arts will return in the fall!


CORRESPONDENCE CLUB

Have a wonderful summer - Correspondence Club will return in the fall!

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

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NOW IN A FIVE-HOUR SESSION!

2018 SESSIONS:

  • September 8
  • October 13
  • November 3
  • December 1

10 am - 3 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

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



ONGOING LOCAL

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 Bona Fide HQ. Next meetings: September 4 & 18. Full schedule here.

 

South Lake Tahoe Library & Friends of the Library Events

Author Talk with Mark S. Bacon • September 22 • 3 pm
Author Mark S. Bacon will answer all your questions including (and not limited to): Who wrote the first murder mystery? Who wrote the first noir mystery? Where did the expression, “The butler did it” come from? In addition he will share his expertise on writing in this genre. Mark is the author of Desert Kill Switch, a fast-moving mystery and the second book in his Nostalgia City mystery series. He began his career as a newspaper police reporter and is the author of two mystery short story collections. It should be an afternoon of intrigue. Free and open to all. Book sale and signing to follow.

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

Common Read - "The Kiss" • September 7 - 8
Reading: Friday, 7-9 pm, free and open to the public
Workshop: Saturday, 10am-noon, sign up here

Celebrate this year's Common Read The Kiss with editor Brian Turner and some of the writers included in the collection, including Suzanne Roberts, Christian Keifer, and more.

The four dozen essays, stories, poems, and graphic memoirs in the anthology each focus on a specific kiss, unexpected and unforgettable. They explore the messy and complicated intimacies that exist in our actual lives, and in the complicated landscape of the imagination.

For more information about the series or to view the full calendar, click here.

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RENO

Sundance Books

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Sundance Books always has lots of wonderful events. Check out the full line up here.


TRUCKEE

word after word bookshop

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There's always something happening at word after word bookshop in Truckee. Check out their full event schedule here.