Literary Events Calendar

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A Call for Writers -

August 24 - November 30, 2018

Location: Taos, NM

Open call for Taos area writers over 50 to participate in collaborative book.

Cleansing the Palate Writing Workshop with Award-Winning Author, Naomi Shihab Nye

October 20, 2018

Location: Somos, 10/20/18 from 10am - 1 pm

A Writing Workshop for Refreshing Your Work, Clearing Your Mind and Re-Connecting with Your Creativity

A Night of Poetry with Joaquin Zihuatanejo & James Aronhiotas Stevens

October 26, 2018

Location: SOMOS at 7:30 pm

Join two poets who both graduated from IAIA for a special evening! FREE

Writers and Poets Resist - Every 4th Sunday 4P.M. ( Free)

October 28, 2018

Location: SOMOS at 4 PM

Join host Bob Silver in sharing songs, poems, essays or any piece of work that empowers the community to defend our democratic ideals.

No Coast Writers with Susan Mahalic, Mary-George (Bunny) Eggborn & Brian Tacang

November 2, 2018

Location: SOMOS 7pm

No Coast Writers is a read-and-critique group that's been meeting for nearly 20 years. Listen to work by group founder Susan Mihalic and other participants. $5 SOMOS members/ $8 nonmembers

NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party

November 3, 2018

Location: SOMOS 5-7 p.m.

Bring food to share, meet other writers, and find out more about National Novel Writing Month at SOMOS! FREE

NaNoWriMo -- Write-in on 11/4/2018

November 4, 2018

Location: SOMOS 11am-1pm

Write your novel in good company for the month of November! FREE

Reading by Jill Scott Momaday and Natachee Momaday Gray

November 4, 2018

Location: SOMOS 5pm

Jill Scott Momaday is a mother, actor, writer, and filmmaker and the daughter of author, N. Scott Momaday. Natachee Momaday Gray is a poet and filmmaker. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmember

Nuestras Voces Nuevomexicanas With Maria Dolores Gonzales, Rose Padilla, María Cristina López

November 9, 2018

Location: SOMOS 7pm

Listen to the stories of three writers from the Nuestras Voces Nuevomexicanas writing circle. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmembers

Reading by Linda Lightsey Rice and Brian Skinner

November 10, 2018

Location: SOMOS 7pm

Linda Lightsey Rice and Brian Allan Skinner read from their latest works as part of National Prose Month. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmembers

Reading by Rose Gordon, Magdalene Smith and Eileen Wiard

November 11, 2018

Location: SOMOS 5pm

Rose Gordon, Magdalene Smith and Eileen Wiard read from their work for National Prose Month. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmembers

2018 Open Mic Series

November 12, 2018

Location: SOMOS - 108 Civic Plaza Drive

Bring it! We want to hear what you've got.

NaNoWriMo Write-In on 11/13/2018

November 13, 2018

Location: SOMOS 4-6 pm

Write your novel in good company for the month of November! FREE

Reading by Eric Mack and Jim O’Donnell with youth presenter Flora Mack

November 16, 2018

Location: SOMOS 7pm

Eric Mack and Jim O’Donnell read with young writer Flora Mack for National Prose Month. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmembers

Reading by Michael Benenav

November 17, 2018

Location: SOMOS 7pm

Michael Benenav reads for National Prose Month. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Geographical Magazine and more. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmembers

NaNoWriMo Write-In on 11/18/2018

November 18, 2018

Location: SOMOS 11am-1pm

Write your novel in good company for the month of November! FREE

Playwright Night hosted by Ned Dougherty

November 18, 2018

Location: SOMOS 5pm

Celebrate playwrights for National Prose Month. $5 SOMOS members; $8 nonmembers

Gladys Swan Reads New Work

November 24, 2018

Location: SOMOS - 4 p.m.

Gladys Swan reads from her Carnival Quintet and other new works. FREE

Writers and Poets Resist - Every 4th Sunday 4P.M. ( Free)

November 25, 2018

Location: SOMOS at 4 PM

Join host Bob Silver in sharing songs, poems, essays or any piece of work that empowers the community to defend our democratic ideals.

NaNoWriMo Write-In on 11/29/2018

November 29, 2018

Location: SOMOS 4-6pm

Write your novel in good company for the month of November! FREE

Reading by Ron Cooper, "Finding Mezcal: A Journey Into the Liquid Soul of Mexico"

November 30, 2018

Location: SOMOS at 7 pm

Sample Mezcal, with founder, author, and artist, Ron Cooper, Free

Book Launch: John Biscello's new novel "Nocturne Variations"

December 6, 2018

Location: SOMOS - 7 p.m.

Biscello will read excerpts from his new novel. There will also be a digital slideshow revolving around the spirit and content of the book, and live music. FREE

2018 Open Mic Series

December 10 - February 7, 2018

Location: SOMOS - 108 Civic Plaza Drive

Bring it! We want to hear what you've got.

Caroline Fraser Reading at the Harwood Museum

December 13, 2018

Location: Harwood Museum of Art 12/13/18 7pm

A Reading by Caroline Fraser, Author and Laura Ingalls Wilder Expert at the Harwood Museum of Art