Nationally known writer, teacher, artist, and author of eleven books, Natalie Goldberg will read from one of her current pieces. Goldberg’s books include: Wild Mind, Old Friend From Far Away, Long Quiet Highway as well as others. “Follow what you love and it will take you where you need to go” is the dictate of her writing method both for herself and for others.” She teaches nationally and internationally using her skills as an experienced Zen practitioner and her unique writing methods. The True Secret of Writing: Practicing Sit, Walk, Write was published in March, 2013 and The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and this Zigzag Life” (2016).
John Nichols is the author of over twenty books, including twelve novels and eight works of nonfiction. He also spent twenty years as a Hollywood screenwriter and has had several of his books turned into movies: The Sterile Cuckoo, The Milagro Beanfield War, and The Wizard of Loneliness. He is known for his iconic wit, irreverence and passion for the land of Northern New Mexico, including fishing its rivers and lakes, hiking its mountains and enjoying some of the last of its unspoiled splendor. John is a sought after reader, host, guitar player, eulogist, and panel member on subjects as diverse as global climate crisis, ecology, water and land rights, writing, and all the politics that come with living on this planet. Never at a loss for words, Nichols is entertaining, evocative and critical in helping us to find meaning in these turbulent times.
Presented by SOMOS at The Harwood Museum.
General Admission: $25.00
Members of SOMOS or The Harwood : $20.00
Students 18 and younger: Free admission.
Program is general seating.