Join Why There Are Words on June 14, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito as six acclaimed authors read on the theme of “Body Language.”
Doors open at 7pm; readings begin at 7:15. $10 entry fee at the door. Cash bar. For more details, including the authors’ full bios, see the website, www.whytherearewords.com. For more details about WTAW Press, of which the reading series is a program, visit www.wtawpress.org.
Kelly Alsup’s writing can be found in Bombay Gin, Buddhist Poetry Review, and Inverness Almanac. She celebrates publication of her first chapbook, When If Ever Alive, from Finishing Line Press in 2018.
Lucy Jane Bledsoe is the author of six novels, including the just-released The Evolution of Love (Rare Bird Books, May 2018) and her story collection, Lava Falls, is forthcoming from University of Wisconsin Press fall 2018. www.lucyjanebledsoe.com
Jane Rosenberg LaForge is a poet and author of two full-length poetry collections and four chapbooks; an experimental memoir; and a just published novel, The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War (Amberjack Publishing, June 2018).jane-rosenberg-laforge.com.
Jan Reid is the author of three books of acclaimed non-fiction and three award-winning novels, the latest of which he considers his best, Sins of the Younger Sons (TCU Press, 2017). A resident of Austin, Texas, he is the recipient of the Texas Institute of Letters’ career achievement award. www.janreid.com
Jenn Scott's debut collection of stories, Her Adult Life, was just published this year by Acre Books. Her stories have appeared in such places as Gettysburg Review, Santa Monica Review, Gulf Coast, and many other fine journals.
Townsend Walker’s short stories have appeared in over seventy-five literary journals. “A Little Love, A Little Shove” and “Holding Tight,” both nominated for PEN/O.Henry Awards, are included in his new collection, 3 Women, 4 Towns, 5 Bodies (Deeds Publishing, 2018). www.townsendwalker.com
Why There Are Words (WTAW) is an award-winning national reading series founded in Sausalito in 2010 by Peg Alford Pursell, now expanded to six additional major cities in the U.S. with more planned in the future. The series draws a full house of Bay Area residents every second Thursday to Studio 333, located at 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA 94965. The series is part of the 501(c)3 non-profit WTAW Press. For more information see the website www.whytherearewords.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: Studio 333 at (415) 331-8272.