BONA FIDE BOOKS: EVENTS, CLUBS, & WORKSHOPS
Book Arts will resume in April • Bona Fide HQ • $10
Book Arts is back by popular demand! Join Coco Foy of Co2Kustom for an evening of book making. We'll make leather bound books, perfect for recording thoughts, sketches, or field notes. Leather covers will be provided, but if you have soft, workable leather, you are welcome to bring that along with any book making tools! Please RSVP here so we can make sure we have enough room and supplies for everyone.
April 9 • 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 FIVE-HOUR SESSION!
WINTER & SPRING SESSIONS:
- April 7
- May 5
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!
Tahoe Writers Works, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm
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.
MORE TAHOE OFFERINGS
Sierra Nevada College: Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series
Reading: Friday • 7-9 pm • free and open to the public
Workshop: Saturday • 10 am - noon • more information here
The Wild Night Dress, selected by Billy Collins in the Miller Williams Poetry Prize Series, was published by University of Arkansas Press, 2017. Her other books of poems include Jersey Mercy, Rigger Death & Hoist Another, Panic (winner of the Kinereth Genseler Award), Speech Acts, What Men Want, and The Dancing Bear. She conceived of and curated two anthologies of essays on poetry, A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race (University of Georgia Press) and The Room and the World: Essays on the Poet Stephen Dunn (University of Syracuse Press).
Her prose and poetry have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, The American Poetry Review, Guernica, Pank, Gulf Coast, The Writer's Chronicle, Best American Poetry, and others. She is the founding editor of Mead: the Magazine of Literature and Libations, and teaches full time at Brookdale Community College on the Jersey shore, where she has lived most of her life. Learn more about Laura here.
Left Coast Crime Conference
March 22 - 25 • Nugget Casino Resort
Left Coast Crime Conference is an annual mystery convention sponsored by mystery fans, for mystery fans. It is held during the first quarter of the calendar year and will be held in Reno, NV for 2018. Local Tahoe author Todd Borg will be the Toastmaster at this year's conference. More information can be found through LCC's website.
Sundance Books always has lots of wonderful events. Check out the full line up here.