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Writing Contest Winners

Writing Contest Winners

SOMOS is pleased to Announce the Winners of the SOMOS Writing Contest (4/1 – 6/15/20)! Congratulations to: Kimberley Shaw, from Taos, NM – Best in Fiction, “Haddie Mae” Jock Jacober, from San Luis, CO – Best in Poetry, “Refuge” Sylvia Ramos, from Albuquerque, NM –...

SOMOS Brings Poetry Month Celebration Online

SOMOS Brings Poetry Month Celebration Online

TAOS, N.M. — In celebration of National Poetry Month, held every year in April, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) is bringing poetry to Taos starting April 1. The month-long celebration has been reconfigured to take place entirely online, starting with...

Submission Call: Poetry in Nature Project

Submission Call: Poetry in Nature Project

Dear Poets, As Taos, New Mexico’s second Poet Laureate for the years 2020-2022, I proposed as my poetry project Poetry in Nature which is the installation of poems into natural settings on private and public properties in Taos County.  Being well-received, the...

SOMOS Announces New Taos Poet Laureate

SOMOS Announces New Taos Poet Laureate

Catherine Strisik, a poet, teacher, editor and resident of Taos since 1983 has been selected as the new Taos Poet Laureate. This year’s judges include Darien Fernandez, Town Council Member; Bernadette Track, a former model for RC Gorman for 27 years, a Pueblo potter...

Press Release: Week Four of Prose Month, Ending with a Bang

Press Release: Week Four of Prose Month, Ending with a Bang

If you have not had a chance to attend one of the many fantastic readings sponsored this month by SOMOS Prose Month, this is your last chance to get out and see one. Every weekend in November has been packed with award-winning novelists, playwrights, memoirists and...

Press Release: Prose Month Week Two, The Diversity of Prose

Press Release: Prose Month Week Two, The Diversity of Prose

PRESS RELEASE Prose Month Week Two The Diversity of Prose Week two of Prose Month is underway, consisting of four full nights of readings from local and regional authors. For the last two years, Johanna DeBiase has been the Curator for Prose Month, organizing weekly...

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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 

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