Reno-Tahoe Area Literary Events Calendar

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Reno Adult Poetry SLAM @ Barnes and Noble
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 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
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Poetic Translation: A Creative Writing Workshop @ Our Center | Reno | Nevada | United States
What happens when you translate a text without knowing the original language, or when you translate from English to English? In this two-hour workshop, we’ll be using the idea of translation as a jumping-off point … Continue reading Poetic Translation: A Creative Writing Workshop
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design | 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.
The Writer’s Block Open Mic Night @ Five Vines Cheese and Wines
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Writer's Block Open Mic Night @ Five Vines Cheese and Wines | Reno | Nevada | United States
The Writer’s Block is an open mic for writers in and around Reno, since 2014. We meet every other Thursday. Bring your poetry, short-story, monologues, diary entries, songs, novel chapter, and anything in-between. Original material is … Continue reading The Writer’s Block Open Mic Night
Mar 3 @ 2:49 am – 3:49 am
Writers in the Woods Reading Series: Brian Turner @ Sierra Nevada College | Incline Village | Nevada | United States
Brian Turner is the author of two collections of poetry: Here, Bullet (2005) and Phantom Noise (2010), which was short-listed for the T.S. Eliot Prize in England. His poetry and essays have been published in … Continue reading Writers in the Woods Reading Series: Brian Turner
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12th Annual Poetry Out Loud Finals @ KPNB Broadcasting | Reno | Nevada | United States
Poetry Out Loud encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Since 2005, Poetry … Continue reading 12th Annual Poetry Out Loud Finals
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design | 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.
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SPOKEN VIEWS PRESENTS: Open Mic & Slam @ The Holland Project | Reno | Nevada | United States
Join the Spoken Views Collective every third Wednesday of the month for a 5-slot open mic and a monthly slam poetry competition. $5 suggested donation to all participants/attendees. $5 firm to enter SLAM competition. Winner takes … Continue reading SPOKEN VIEWS PRESENTS: Open Mic & Slam
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design | 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.
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!
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
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tahoe Writers Works @ Charter Advertising + Design | 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.