Reno-Tahoe Area Literary Events Calendar

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Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Poetry Reading: "Ears," by Jared Stanley @ Sundance Books and Music | Reno | Nevada | United States
Please join us for an evening celebrating and hearing some of Jared Stanley’s beaitiful words in his new collection of poems, Ears, Thursday March 23rd at 7 pm. “The poems in Ears crackle with aplomb … Continue reading Poetry Reading: “Ears,” by Jared Stanley
Literary + Karaoke = LITERAOKE! @ The Holland Project
Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Literary + Karaoke = LITERAOKE! @ The Holland Project | Reno | Nevada | United States
Join us for an afternoon of poems and karaoke! As part of the Poetry Coalition’s  program, “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration,” the Sierra Nevada Poetry Center is hosting this all-ages event. Bring … Continue reading Literary + Karaoke = LITERAOKE!
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An Afternoon with Valerie and Michael Cohen, authors of "Tree Lines" @ Sundance Books and Music | Reno | Nevada | United States
Please join us Saturday, March 25th at 2 pm for an inspiring afternoon with Valerie and Michael Cohen celebrating and discussing their new modern and exciting book, Tree Lines. “Tree Lines unites striking ink drawings of … Continue reading An Afternoon with Valerie and Michael Cohen, authors of “Tree Lines”
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sierra Hot Springs Presents: Open Mic and Show + Tell @ Sierra Hot Springs | Sierraville | California | United States
Open Mic and Show and Tell for your creative spark! All shenanigans welcome! Singing, dancing, storytelling, jokes, your favorite rock… Please join us Tuesday March 28 Sierra Hot Springs Philosophy Cafe 6:30 pm See you there!
Tahoe Writers Works @ Bona Fide Books
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tahoe Writers Works @ Bona Fide Books | South Lake Tahoe | California | United States
Writing workshop open to public and all genres. The longest-running writing group in South Lake Tahoe, we meet to critique every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm. We also publish the literary journal EDGE.
Reno Adult Poetry SLAM @ Barnes and Noble
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Reno Adult Poetry SLAM @ Barnes and Noble | Reno | Nevada | United States
Feeling frustrated? Frightened? Ambivalent about the future of America? In this tumultuous year of social and political upheaval, you still have a voice on the stage. Poetry slams have become an important platform for personal testimony of the … Continue reading Reno Adult Poetry SLAM
Reno Storytellers Project @ Reno Little Theater
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Reno Storytellers Project @ Reno Little Theater | Reno | Nevada | United States
Join the Reno Gazette-Journal for its first night of storytelling from the journalists at RGJ.com. You’ll hear the stories behind the stories that made these journalists so passionate about the community we all enjoy. Reno … Continue reading Reno Storytellers Project
Sierra Nevada Poetry Center Annual Celebration
Please join Sierra Nevada College in celebrating it’s 2nd anniversary, with poets Cedar Sigo, Lara Mimosa Montes, and Lauren Levin. Mark your calendars now—more details will be available soon! Sierra Nevada College’s Poetry Center promotes … Continue reading Sierra Nevada Poetry Center Annual Celebration
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Free Writers Workshops with Cedar Sigo, Lara Mimosa Montes, and Lauren Levin @ Sundance Books and Music | Reno | Nevada | United States
Sierra Nevada College Poetry Center and Sundance Books and Music would like to welcome three accomplished poets and writers—Cedar Sigo, Lara Mimosa Montes, and Lauren Levin—to Reno for a special morning of free writing workshops. … Continue reading Free Writers Workshops with Cedar Sigo, Lara Mimosa Montes, and Lauren Levin
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
1st Annual Sierra Poetry Festival @ Sierra College  | Grass Valley | California | United States
Nevada County Arts Council and Sierra College present the 1st Annual Sierra Poetry Festival to kick-off National Poetry Month. California’s Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will be the festival’s keynote poet, and the day will be … Continue reading 1st Annual Sierra Poetry Festival
National Poetry Month Celebration: Lindsey Wilson, William Wilborn, and Roy Chavez @ Sundance Books and Music | Reno | Nevada | United States
Join us as we celebrate and hear work from regional poets as a part of National Poetry Month! Week 1: Lindsay Wilson, William Wilborn, and Roy Chavez Week 2: Karen Terrey, Barbara March, and Monique Normand … Continue reading National Poetry Month Celebration: Lindsey Wilson, William Wilborn, and Roy Chavez
27th Annual TMCC Writer’s Conference @ Truckee Meadows Community College Sierra Building
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
27th Annual TMCC Writer's Conference @ Truckee Meadows Community College Sierra Building  | Reno | Nevada | United States
For 27 years, the region’s aspiring writers have relied on the TMCC Writers’ Conference to help them hone their craft and market their work. The 2017 event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 … Continue reading 27th Annual TMCC Writer’s Conference