FRIDAY - July 12, 2019


Registration for One-Day Intensives, coffee, book sales

10​:00 - 4:00 One-Day Intensives
William deBuys: The Writer's Toolbox
Andrea Watson:  Discover Exciting & Innovative Forms in Poetry
Connie Josefs:  Who’s Talking: The Narrator in Memoir
Rob Wilder: How to Write an Honest YA (or Crossover) Novel
Allegra Huston:  Telling Your Story With Heart

William Haywood Henderson:  Landscape, Emotion and Meaning

3​:30 - 5:00

Registration for weekend workshops


Opening reception for faculty/attendees with wine & cheese at SOMOS


Arthur Sze:  Keynote Reading  - Harwood Museum, 238 Ledoux Street

Tickets are:  $16/SOMOS & Harwood Alliance members; $20 general public.  Call the Harwood at 758-9826 for reserve tickets.

SATURDAY - July 13, 2019


Coffee & book sales


Sherwin Bitsui:  Storm Patterns
Johanna DeBiase:  Character Development through Archetypal Themes
Iris Keltz: Memoir, History and Our Lives
Veronica Golos:  THE VERB – Its uses and its magic!
Jean-Marie Saporito:  Hermit Crab Essays


Lunch (on your own), book sales, and roundtable brown bag lunch discussions

Roundtable discussions:   

Stephen Schneider:  Noon-1pm Using Art to Jump Start Your Writing, or the Ekphrastic Tradition

Allegra Huston: 1pm-2pm The Stuff Nobody Teaches You (How to Perform for an Audience; How to Work With a Writer)  


Linda Michel-Cassidy: Experiments in Form for Prose Writers
Sallie Bingham: Writing History
Connie Josefs: The Way They Were - Writing Characters in Memoir  
Juan Morales: 
Poetry of Witness and the Activist Poet

Sean Murphy:  Dimension in Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Memoir



Book Sales


Faculty Readings at SOMOS

SUNDAY - July 14, 2019


Coffee and book sales


Steven Schneider:  The Prose Poem
David Pérez:  The Voice, the Body, the Words – Speaking Your Writing to Life
Lise Goett: Perfect Design:  Structuring Your Poetry Manuscript for Journal or Book Publication

Estelle Laure:  So You Wrote a Novel.  Now What?
Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw:  Writing Children’s Books with Author & Illustrator


Book Sales


All programs meet at SOMOS 
108 Civic Plaza Drive, Taos, NM 87571
except for Arthur Sze's Keynote on Friday, July 12, 2019, at 7 PM
at the Harwood, 238 Ledoux St.