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TWW Workshop

Online workshop

The TWW workshops are free and open to the public. Writers of all genres and anyone who appreciates the written word are welcome. Work is submitted a week prior to workshop (Tuesday), and a workshop notice is emailed (Thursday/Friday). The pieces to be critiqued can then be dowloaded and read. We critique a maximum of […]

Anna Badkhen in conversation with Tongo Eisen Martin

Online workshop

Anna Badkhen discusses her new book with Tongo Eisen Martin “Bright Unbearable Reality: Essays” published by New York Review Books Called a “chronicler of a world on the move” by The New York Review of Books, Anna Badkhen seeks what separates and binds us at a time when one in seven people has left their […]

Book Launch & Celebration Of TWW Authors

Camp Richardson Resort Boathouse 1900 Jameson Beach Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Join us for the launch of Bruce Rettig's book, REFRACTION, along with a celebration of Tahoe Writers Works' authors. In addition to the book launch, many of TWW's authors will be reading, including Jennifer Ouashnick, Gantt Miller, Bridey Heidel, Patricia Okacza, Marie Johnson and Lisa Kirkman. Enjoy an evening of good company, excellent writing, and […]

Dr. Clarence Lusane in conversation with Justin Desmangles

Online workshop

Dr. Clarence Lusane in conversation with Justin Desmangles City Lights celebrates the publication of Twenty Dollars and Change: Harriet Tubman and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice By Clarence Lusane Foreword by: Kali Holloway published by City Lights Books Twenty Dollars and Change places Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy in a long tradition of resistance, […]

Courtney Faye Taylor in conversation with Chantz Erolin

Online workshop

Courtney Faye Taylor in conversation with Chantz Erolin City Lights celebrates the publication of Concentrate: poem published by Graywolf Press In her virtuosic debut, Courtney Faye Taylor explores the under-told history of the murder of Latasha Harlins—a fifteen-year-old Black girl killed by a Korean shop owner, Soon Ja Du, after being falsely accused of shoplifting […]

Eileen Myles

Online workshop

Eileen Myles discussing their new book Pathetic Literature by Eileen Myles published by Grove Atlantic “Literature is pathetic.” So claims Eileen Myles in their bold and bracing introduction to Pathetic Literature, an exuberant collection of pieces ranging from poetry to drama to prose to something in between, all of which explore those so-called “pathetic” or […]

Recurring

TWW Workshop

Online workshop

The TWW workshops are free and open to the public. Writers of all genres and anyone who appreciates the written word are welcome. Work is submitted a week prior to workshop (Tuesday), and a workshop notice is emailed (Thursday/Friday). The pieces to be critiqued can then be dowloaded and read. We critique a maximum of […]

Yunte Huang in conversation with Charles Bernstein

Online workshop

Yunte Huang in conversation with Charles Bernstein A discussion centering on Chinese Whispers: Toward a Transpacific Poetics by Yunte Huang published by the University of Chicago Press Chinese Whispers examines multiple contact zones between the Anglophone and Sinophone worlds, investigating how poetry both enables and complicates the transpacific production of meaning. In this new book, […]

Douglas Kearney

Online workshop

Douglas Kearney reads from “Optic Subwoof” published by Wave Books Optic Subwoof is a collection of talks that poet and National Book Award finalist Douglas Kearney presented for the Bagley Wright Lecture Series in 2020 and 2021. As kinetic on the page as they are in person, these lectures offer an urgent critique of the […]

Zein El-Amine in conversation with James Tracy

LIVE - City Lights Books

City Lights celebrates the publication of Is This How You Eat a Watermelon? by Zein El-Amine published by Radix Media Is This How You Eat a Watermelon? invites readers into a world where love, war, and trauma collide with the desire to consume life—or be consumed by it. Here, a dozen boarding school students find […]