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Natalie Goldberg is the author of 15 books, including "Writing Down the Bones," which has sold over one million copies and started a revolution in the way we practice writing in this country. In her memoir, "Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home," she shares her experience with cancer - grounded in her practice of Zen and writing. Her latest work, "Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage to the Heart and Homeland of Haiku," is due out in February 2021. more
Lovers of poetry will gather Saturday (Jan. 4) at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House, 240 Morada Lane, to honor the 2020-22 poet laureate of Taos, Catherine Strisik. The literary dinner will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. more
"An epic poem is a long, narrative poem that is usually about heroic deeds and events that are significant to the culture of the poet. Many ancient writers used epic poetry to tell tales of intense adventures and heroic feats." more
One is a 70-year-old published author. The other is a 13-year-old aspiring writer. Both will be reading from their work — which includes the provocatively titled "Weird Santa" — on Friday (Dec. 6), 7 p.m., at The Society of the Muse of the Southwest, a.k.a. SOMOS, at 108 Civic Plaza Drive. more
SOMOS Prose Month curator Johanna DeBiase has organized a densely packed month of high-quality readings, and she has saved some of the best for last.Many of this week's readings … more
On the surface, a play set in the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland might seem infinitely remote from the experience of high desert New Mexico. But the play's universal themes -- the interplay of devout faith and elder lore, the death of loved ones and the daily struggle to eke out a living from a harsh environment -- resonated deeply with Taos audiences when it was performed here 30 years ago. more
It isn't called a 'Vortex' for nothing, but even if you aren't being mesmerized by the sights and sounds in Kit Carson Park this weekend Taos is still the center ... more
As the eldest daughter of legendary American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), Jamie Bernstein has tales to tell. Coinciding with the centennial birthday celebration of her … more
Taos writer John Nichols remembers first meeting Phaedra Greenwood. "I drove up to my old-new house and found this woman sitting there in my driveway playing her guitar. She … more
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o has lived an extraordinary life. In his 81 years, he has been internationally acclaimed as a writer, playwright, activist and educator. He has also endured … more
All good things come to an end, they say. So it is with this year's National Poetry Month series at the Society of the Muse of the Southwest, aka SOMOS.This year's celebration concludes … more
It is a story of babies being removed from their mothers and their homeland, or left behind with no identity papers. Ní Churreáin is traveling from Dublin to Taos to read this and other selections from "Bloodroot." more
Santa Fe writer Caroline Fraser was working in her office detached from the main house she shares with husband Hal Espen, a writer for Outside Magazine. Inside their home, Espen was … more
Lucille Gallegos-Jaramillo and George Jaramillo have dedicated their careers to education and have helped shape the minds of several kids and young adults through their heartfelt extensions of the self more
"Unmasked" is a new anthology from Weeping Willow Books. The subject matter: women's reflections on sex and intimacy after the age of 50. The book contains poems and essays by a diverse … more
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