Public Events

You are Invited to Our 2017 Public Events

Are you a Tahoe Area local or visitor? Are you an alum who wants to come and visit? Every year, the Community of Writers puts on a number of readings and events as part of our Summer Writing Workshops that are open to the public, and most are free of charge.

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An Evening With Beloved Poets

Nationally Known Poets Read in Nevada City

Click on the portraits to learn about these poets and their work. Or view as a list.

  • Francisco Aragón
  • Forrest Gander
  • Robert Hass
  • Brenda Hillman
  • Sharon Olds
  • Gregory Pardlo

Francisco Aragón  •  Forrest Gander  •  Robert Hass
Brenda Hillman  •  Sharon Olds  •  Gregory Pardlo

This year we are pleased to welcome three Pulitzer-Prize winners to the stage in addition to a International Griffin Prize-Winner, and so much more!

Nevada City’s own Molly Fisk will Emcee the Event.
  • Fisk, Molly
    Molly Fisk

Friday, June 23, 2017
7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30)

Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center

On Friday, June 23, 2017 acclaimed poets Francisco Aragón, Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman,
Sharon Olds, and Gregory Pardlo will read from their poetry in the Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City.

More Info

Although it is too early to view our 2017 Public Events Schedule, you may view previous seasons here.

Poetry Workshops: June 24 – July 1, 2017 (Sat-Sat)

Writers Workshops: July 9 – July 15 (Sun-Sat)

You may view our last year’s schedule here, or check back soon for a full schedule of events for 2017.

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The Community of Writers is grateful for the support of Michael Carlisle, Mohamed Ali Gawdat, The Anne & Gordon Getty Foundation, Hachette Book Group, Bobbie Bristol Kinnell, The Lojo Foundation, Deborah Dashow Ruth, and Lou De Mattei and Amy Tan, as well as numerous individual contributions from our friends, former participants, and staff.

The Community of Writers is a nonprofit corporation. All donations are tax-deductible

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