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Why There Are Words Presents: “The Return”

May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm UTC+0


Join Why There Are Words on May 10, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito as seven acclaimed authors read on the theme of “The Return.

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, of which the reading series is a program, visit www.wtawpress.org.


Peter Neil Carroll’s newest collections of poetry are An Elegy for Lovers (Main Street Rag, 2017), The Truth Lies on Earth (Turning Point Press, 2017), and Fracking Dakota: Poems for a Wounded Land (Turning Point Press, 2017). His poems have appeared in Southern Humanities Review, Southern Quarterly, Amsterdam Quarterly, and many others.

Kirstin Chen‘s new novel, Bury What We Cannot Take (Little A, March 2018), has been named a Most Anticipated Upcoming Book by Electric Literature, The Millions, The Rumpus, Harper’s Bazaar, and InStyle, among others. Born and raised in Singapore, she currently resides in San Francisco. www.kirstinchen.com

William Luvaas’ new novel, Welcome To Saint Angel with Anaphora Literary Press was just published on March 15, 2018.  He has also published three other novels and two story collections. www.williamluvaas.com

Lone Mørch is an award-winning author, photographer and speaker whose work lives at the intersection of art, body, identity, culture and change, whose latest book is Embody: Intimate Photographic Encounters With Women (Narayana Press, May 2018). Her photos and essays have been featured in Cosmopolitan, People, SF Chronicle, and many others. www.lonemorch.com

Tim J. Myers’ children’s books have won recognition from the New York Times, NPR, and the Smithsonian; he has published three books of adult poetry, as well as a book of nonfiction on fatherhood, and has won a major prize in science fiction. www.TimMyersStorySong.com

Anne Raeff‘s latest book is her second novel, Winter Kept Us Warm (Counterpoint Press, February 2018). Her short story collection, The Jungle Around Us (University of Georgia Press, 2015) won the 2015 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. www.anneraeff.com

Barbara Ridley’s debut novel When It’s Over (She Writes Press, 2017), historical fiction set in Europe during WWII, is based on her mother’s experience as a refugee from the Holocaust. Her work has been published in Ars MedicaThe Copperfield Review and Stoneboat, among others. www.barbararidley.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 whytherearewords@gmail.com. Phone: Studio 333 at (415) 331-8272.


Studio 333
333 Caledonia Street
Sausalito , CA 94965 United States
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