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Remembering Phyllis Hotch

Remembering Phyllis Hotch

Phyllis Hotch (1928-2021) was born in New York City, raised a family and taught English in Massachusetts before following her muse and finding home in Taos, New Mexico in 1989. As Poetry Coordinator for Arts/Wayland, a creative arts center, she organized readings,...

2021 Storytelling Festival

2021 Storytelling Festival

SOMOS ANNOUNCES The 22nd Taos Storytelling Festival ~ October 9, 2021 Theme: Transformations For the past twenty-one years, SOMOS (The Society of the Muse of the Southwest) has hosted The Taos Storytelling Festival which has become an annual mecca for storytellers and...

Register Now for the 5th Annual Taos Writers Conference!

Register Now for the 5th Annual Taos Writers Conference!

Registration for the 5th Annual Taos Writers Conference, 7/23-7/25/21, is now open!  Sign up early for discounted pricing and to attend your chosen workshops and intensives. We will be offering the conference via Zoom again this year and will highlight a panel on...

New Podcast Features Ghosts of Taos with Melody Romancito

New Podcast Features Ghosts of Taos with Melody Romancito

Musician, artist, writer and editor Melody Romancito has lived in Taos since 1986. In 2011, her interest in the paranormal led her to launch a new venture as a walking tour guide. Leading people down the streets and alleyways around Taos Plaza, Romancito retells the...

Some Virtual Readings From 2020

Some Virtual Readings From 2020

Carolyn Forché reads The Boatman - April 26, 2020     Jericho Brown reads Bullet Points - May 27, 2020     Keynote Speaker Pam Houston Reads from "Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country" for the 2020 Taos Writers Conference - August 24, 2020...

SOMOS Presents Reading and Workshop by Holly George-Warren

SOMOS Presents Reading and Workshop by Holly George-Warren

SOMOS’ next Writer’s Showcase writer is Holly George-Warren who hails from New York. She will be presenting a reading on Friday, 11/13/20, at 5:30 PM from her recent biography:  Janis: Her Life and Music and Q &A as well as a workshop on “The Art and Craft of...

Taos Writers Conference Virtual Book Sale

Taos Writers Conference Virtual Book Sale

Since we can't host a book sale in person this year, we're bringing it to you virtually. Here we've supplied links to the websites where the latest offerings by our faculty members are available for sale. Just click on each book cover to read more and make your...

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THANK YOU TO OUR FUNDERS

SOMOS programs are made possible in part by these organizations: New Mexico Arts • Taos Community Foundation • The McCune Foundation • The National Endowment For The Arts • The Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation • The Peter And Madeleine Martin Foundation for the Arts • The Santa Fe Community Foundation • Taos County Lodgers Tax • The Richard B. Siegel Foundation • TaosNetLLC for high speed internet service  • LANL (Los Alamos National Labs)  • New Mexico Humanities Council

A row of books on a shelf at SOMOS in Taos, New Mexico