the 4th annual

Taos Writers Conference

Friday, July 24 to Sunday, July 26, 2020

Pam Houston, Keynote Speaker

Pam Houston, Keynote Speaker

Author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Pam Houston is the author of Contents May Have Shifted, Cowboys Are My WeaknessWaltzing the Cat, the novel, Sight Hound, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me and a memoir Deep Creek (2019). Her stories have been selected for volumes of Best American Short StoriesThe O. Henry AwardsThe 2013 Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is the winner of the Western States Book Award, the WILLA award for contemporary fiction, The Evil Companions Literary Award and multiple teaching awards. She co-founded the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers, is professor of English at UC Davis, teaches in The Institute of American Indian Art’s Low-Rez MFA program, and at writer’s conferences around the country and the world.

 

Keynote address and reading will be held at the Harwood Museum on Friday, 7/24/20, at 7 PM.  Tickets may be reserved by calling 758-9826; $16 – SOMOS & Harwood Alliance members; $20 – general public.

Dining

Martyr’s Steakhouse Restaurant
146 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-751-3020
(next door to SOMOS)

Taos Inn (Doc Martin’s)
125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-758-1977

The Gorge Bar & Grill
103 E Plaza (Taos Plaza), 575-758-8866

Bent Street Café & Deli
120-M Bent Street (one block south of SOMOS on Bent St. Plaza), 575-758-5787

Manzanita Market
Taos Plaza, 575-613-4088

Michael’s Kitchen
304-C Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-758-4178

PärCht
103 East Plaza, 575-758-1994
www.parcht.com

World Cup Coffee
102 Paseo del Pueblo Norte (on the Plaza), 575-737-5299

Cici’s
124F Bent Street, (on Bent St Plaza), 575-758-0606

Lodging

Taos Inn
125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-758-1088
www.taosinn.com

El Pueblo Lodge
412 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-758-8700
www.elpueblolodge.com

Hotel LaFonda de Taos
108 South Plaza, 575-758-2211
www.lafonda.com

Kachina Lodge
413 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-758-2275
www.kachinalodge.com

Dreamcatcher B & B
416 La Lomita Road, 575-758-0613
www.dreambb.com

Carpool

If you would like to arrange carpooling with other TWC attendees click here to enter your information and discover whether there are others driving from your area.

Open Tues-Fri  10am-4pm; Sat 10am-2pm  575.758.0081  108 Civic Plaza Drive

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3225, Taos, NM 87571

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 

Seated woman talking at SOMOS writers group