Hear Me Read in Taos! (Updated)

Taos Writers on Taos

Interesting weekend…

Here’s your chance to see me in person! I’ll be reading a few killer selections of my work at the above event from 4:00 to 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, with a short question-and-answer session afterwards. Expect the timing to be somewhat improvised. Note that the theme is Taos itself, which raises certain dangers. The tension may be fun, though.

I’ve appended an ever-changing preliminary schedule below that tells you who else will be reading and when. Some of them are heavy hitters, and all are worth your time, but afficionados of a particular segment of the “old guard” in Taos are advised to catch John Nichols’ opening talk on Friday night and pretty much everything Saturday after me, especially Saturday night. There are many tribes here, and this is one of them. (I’m from a different branch but just as old and look the part, so I can fake it.) There will be name-dropping like crazy going on all weekend. Come have a listen and meet some folks!

Schedule (subject to change)

July 24, Friday Night:

Open 6:00 pm: Brodsky Bookshop will have Nichols’ books for sale
7:00 PM: John Nichols’ Keynote Address

July 25, Saturday

10 am-12 pm: Booksellers Set Up
12:00 noon: Book Fair Opens
12:30 pm: Fabi Romero
1:00 pm: Martha Grossman
1:30 pm: Elizabeth Cunningham
2:00 pm: Julian Romero
2:30 pm: Cindy Brown
3:00 pm: Steve Tapia
3:30 pm: Bob Silver
4:00 pm: John Farr: “Another Day in Paradise”
4:30 pm: Kika Vargas
5:00 pm: Steve Fox
5:30 pm: John Suazo: “The Man Who Really Killed the Deer”
6:00 pm: Richard Trujillo: “From the Tia Zuco Tales”
6:30 pm: Taylor Streit
7:00 pm: Jim Wagner
7:30 pm: Paul O’Connor/Rick Richards
8:00 pm: Bill Whaley: “Tribute to Ruthie”

July 26, Sunday

12 Noon: Book Fair Opens
12:30 pm: Bob Romero
1:00 pm: Trudy Healy
1:30 pm: Jonathan WarmDay Coming
2: 00: Debra Villalobos-Whaley
2:30: Linda Fair
3:00: Kelly Pasholk/Catherine Naylor
3:30 pm: Lynn Robinson
4:00 pm: Debra Diamond
4:30 pm: Anne MacNaughton: “Kali”
5:00 pm: Meier/Fair5:30 pm: Phaedra Greenwood
6:00 pm: Fred Dillen
6:30 pm: Kay Matthews
7:00 pm: Sylvia Rodriguez
7:30 pm: Q&A Authors Present

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  • Carmel Glover July 20, 2015, 6:56 AM

    Wish I could be there 🙂

    • JHF July 20, 2015, 9:15 AM

      Carmel! Yes, I wish you could be here, too. Most likely I won’t read anything you haven’t seen here already, but I’m a great reader!

  • M.J. July 22, 2015, 11:43 AM

    Sorry that I live so far away or I would be there! What a fun way to show your talent! Hope you have fun and meet some fans!

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