Public Events

An Evening With Beloved Poets

Nationally Known Poets return to Nevada City

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  • Kazim Ali
  • Mónica de la Torre
  • Robert Hass
  • Sharon Olds
  • Evie Shockley
  • Dean Young

Kazim Ali  •  Mónica de la Torre  •  Robert Hass
Sharon Olds  •  Evie Shockley •  Dean Young

This year we are pleased to welcome six extraordinary poets
including two Pulitzer-Prize winners and a 2018 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Poet Bios

Nevada County Poet Laureate Molly Fisk will Emcee the Event.
  • Fisk, Molly
    Molly Fisk

Friday, June 22, 2018
7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00)

Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center

On Friday, June 22, 2018 acclaimed poets Kazim Ali, Mónica del la Torre, Robert Hass, Sharon Olds, Evie Shockley and Dean Young will read from their poetry in the Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City.

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2018 Public Events in Squaw Valley

You are Invited to Our 2018 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. These are open to the public, and most are free of charge.

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June Events in Squaw Valley:

An Evening With Beloved Poets: 

Nationally Known Poets Read in Squaw Valley

Thursday, June 28 at 7:30 pm

Click on the author portraits to learn about these poets and their work. Or View as List

  • Kazim Ali
  • Mónica de la Torre
  • Robert Hass
  • Sharon Olds
  • Evie Shockley
  • Dean Young

Kazim Ali  •  Mónica de la Torre  •  Robert Hass
Sharon Olds  •  Evie Shockley •  Dean Young

If you missed the Poetry Benefit Reading in Nevada City (details above) consider coming to the Poetry Reading in Squaw Valley with those very same poets.

This year we are pleased to welcome two Pulitzer Prize-winners to the stage in addition to a 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist.

This event is open to the public and will take place in Bar One in the Olympic House.  If it is a warm evening, we may be outside. Dress in layers just in case.

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July Events During The Writers Workshops

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Panels & Craft Talks

Don’t miss the chance to hear our staff share insights into the craft and business of writing. Topics are new each year, with the exception of our popular publishing panels, which feature agents, editors, and publishers providing insights and answering questions on this shifting landscape. Most panels and craft talks take place during the afternoon. Admission is free to the public and no reservations are required.

Most Craft Talks and Panels will take place in Bar One in the Olympic House between 1 and 4 pm.


Late Afternoon Short Takes Readings

On many afternoons during the Writers Workshops, we invite staff members to read brief works of  fiction and nonfiction, published and unpublished.  Admission is free to the public and no reservations are required.

Most afternoon readings will take place in Plaza Bar in the Olympic House between at 5:30 pm.

Please return to this page in June, 2018 to see our Public Events schedule. You may also sign up for updates here. Please keep in mind that you need to confirm your subscription to our email list. (An email will arrive asking you to confirm.) We will keep you posted on all upcoming events. You may cancel at any time.

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