SAUSALITO, CA (April 12, 2018) - This night the search will be more important than the destination: Join Why There Are Words on April 12th, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito as six acclaimed authors read on the theme of “Search.”
Doors open at 7pm; readings begin at 7:15. $10 entry fee at the door. Cash bar. For more details, including the authors’ full bios, see the website, www.whytherearewords.com. For more details about WTAW Press, visit www.wtawpress.org.
Jan Beatty’s fifth book, Jackknife: New and Collected Poems, was published in 2017 by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Her previous book, The Switching/Yard (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013), was named by Library Journal as one of ...30 New Books That Will Help You Rediscover Poetry, and The Huffington Post named her as one of ten women writers for “required reading.” www.janbeatty.com
Jasmin Darznik is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life. Her brand new debut novel Song of a Captive Bird (Ballantine Books, 2018) is a fictional account of Iran’s trailblazing woman poet, Forugh Farrokhzad. jasmin-darznik.com
Allison Landa is a Berkeley-based writer of fiction and memoir whose work has been featured in The Guardian US, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, and Salon Magazine, among other venues. www.allisonlanda.com.
Scott Nadelson's latest book is the story collection, The Fourth Corner of the World (Engine Books, February 2018). He is the author of three story collections, a memoir, and the novel Between You and Me (Engine Books, 2015). www.scottnadelson.com
David Rutschman is the author of the story collection Into Terrible Light (Forklift Books, 2017.) His work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review; Forklift, Ohio; Kenyon Review Online; The Massachusetts Review; The Sun; Waxwing; Witness, and many other journals. www.daverutschman.com
Hilary Zaid's short fiction has appeared in print and online venues including Lilith Magazine, The Southwest Review, The Utne Reader, CALYX, The Santa Monica Review, and The Tahoma Literary Review and has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her brand new book Paper is White was just published by Bywater Books (February 2018). www.paperiswhite.com
Why There Are Words (WTAW) is an award-winning national reading series founded in Sausalito in 2010 by Peg Alford Pursell, now expanded to six additional major cities in the U.S. (with more planned in the future). The series draws a full house of Bay Area residents every second Thursday to Studio 333, located at 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA 94965. The series is part of the 501(c)3 non-profit WTAW Press. For more information see the website www.whytherearewords.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.