Literary Events Calendar

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Reading of The Ghost of Donald J. Trump by Raphael Nevins

January 18, 2019

Location: SOMOS

5:30 p.m. (Free). New Mexico author Raphael Nevins reads from his new book of factual and fictional stories surrounding Donald J. Trump.

Literary Dinner with Taos Poet Laureate Sawnie Morris

January 19, 2019

Location: Mabel Dodge Luhan House, 240 Morada Lane, Taos

6:00pm. Join Taos Poet Laureate Sawnie Morris at the historic Mabel Dodge Luhan house for dinner by Executive Chef Sophia Vigil. Reservations required.

National Theater Lecture and Discussion: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

January 24, 2019

Location: SOMOS

5 p.m. (Free) SOMOS in Collaboration with Taos Center for the Arts Presents National Theater Lecture and Discussion

The Bookshop Band from Scotland

January 29, 2019

Location: SOMOS

7:30-8 p.m. Scotland’s renowned The Bookshop Band performs its repertoire of songs inspired by literature. $8 for SOMOS members, $10 for non-members (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Phyllis Hotch Reads from New Poetry Book, Carousel: A Distillation of Time

February 3, 2019

Location: SOMOS

3 p.m. (Free) Taos poet Phyllis Hotch reads from her new poetry collection,

National Theatre Lecture and Discussion: Julie

February 14, 2019

Location: SOMOS Salon

5 p.m. (Free)National Theatre Lecture and Discussion on Julie facilitated by Carol and David Farmer

Phillip Connors Reading

February 17, 2019

Location: Harwood Museum of Art, 238 Ledoux Street; 4pm

Philip Connors (author of award-winning Fire Season) will read from A Song for the River, an elegy for the Gila River Wilderness area and its people, flora and fauna in Southwest New Mexico.

Reading by Irish poet and writer Annemarie Ni Churreain

February 25, 2019

Location: SOMOS

7 p.m. (Free)Irish poet and writer, Annemarie Ni Churreain, reads from her work.

Reading by Rebecca Aronson, Charlie Bondhus and Juan Morales

March 10, 2019

Location: SOMOS, 3 p.m.

Reading by three poets: Rebecca Aronson, Charlie Bondhus and Juan Morales. FREE.

National Theatre Lecture and Discussion: Antony and Cleopatra

March 14, 2019

Location: SOMOS Salon

5 p.m. (Free) National Theatre Lecture and Discussion on Antony and Cleopatra facilitated by Carol and David Farmer

Poet Showcase: Jamaal May

April 12, 2019

Location: Harwood Museum of Art

7:00pm. Jamaal May's poetry explores the tension between opposites to render a sonically rich argument for the interconnectivity of people, worlds, and ideas. He co-directs OW! Arts with Tarfia Faizul

National Theatre Lecture and Discussion: I'm Not Running

April 18, 2019

Location: SOMOS Salon

5 p.m. (Free) National Theatre Lecture and Discussion on I'm Not Running facilitated by Karla Eoff

Third Annual Taos Writers Conference

July 12 - 14, 2019

Location: SOMOS Salon and nearby venues

3-day conference for professional and novice writers. Over 20 instructors in various genres including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, playwriting and publishing.

20th Annual Taos Storytelling Festival

October 11 - 12, 2019

Location: SOMOS Salon, TCA and local schools

2-day festival includes workshops, Story SLAM, Story Swap and Grand Finale Show. Free and ticketed events.