February Words about Town






Lit­er­ary goings on in and around Neva­da Coun­ty this month:

Storytelling

Nevada County Reads & Writes 2019

Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 8, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Neva­da Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Library
Gene Albaugh Com­mu­ni­ty Room, Made­lyn Helling Library
980 Helling Way
Neva­da City, Calif. 95959

Sto­ryCorps’ Lis­ten­ing Is an Act of Love fea­tures six sto­ries from 10 years of the inno­v­a­tive oral his­to­ry project.
Local mem­oir writ­ers Mary Street and Judie Rae share their sto­ries.

Sat­ur­day Feb­ru­ary 9, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neva­da Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Library
Gene Albaugh Com­mu­ni­ty Room, Made­lyn Helling Library
980 Helling Way
Neva­da City, Calif. 95959

Foothills Sto­ry­telling Guild launch­es Neva­da Coun­ty Reads & Writes 2019. Come hear live sto­ry­telling per­for­mance and ways to make your own sto­ries even bet­ter.

Feb­ru­ary 18 – March 1
Neva­da Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Library
Gene Albaugh Com­mu­ni­ty Room, Made­lyn Helling Library
980 Helling Way
Neva­da City, Calif. 95959

Appli­ca­tion sub­mis­sions accept­ed for Sto­ryCorps inter­view­ers and inter­vie­wees online or at local library branch­es.

Poetry

Poets Quartet

Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 9, 2:00 pm
ej gallery
408 Broad Street (In the New York Hotel mall)
Neva­da City, Calif. 95959

The Poets Quar­tet per­forms “Poet­ry and Wild Nature” fea­tur­ing poems by Mary Oliv­er, Gary Sny­der, Wen­dell Berry, Robin­son Jef­fers, Joanne Kyger, H.D., and oth­ers.

Winter Poetry Hour with Molly Fisk

Wednes­day, Feb­ru­ary 13, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Flour Gar­den Bak­ery, 999 Sut­ton Way, Grass Val­ley
Come talk poet­ry with Neva­da County’s Poet Lau­re­ate

Spoken Word

Word Jam

Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 10, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Dark Horse Cof­fee, 10009 W Riv­er St, Truc­k­ee, Calif. 9616

Workshops

Creative Writing

Wednes­days, Feb­ru­ary 6, 13, 20, 27, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ej gallery
408 Broad Street (In the New York Hotel mall)
Neva­da City, Calif. 95959

Local poet and lit­er­ary edi­tor Iven Lourie hosts cre­ative writ­ing ses­sions inspired by art.

Going to any events? Let us know!
Have more writer­ly announce­ments to share? Please do!

January Words about Town






Lit­er­ary goings on in and around Neva­da Coun­ty this month:

Spoken Word

What’s Your Nugget?

Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 18, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 19, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Thurs­day, Jan­u­ary 24, 8:00 – 9:00 pm
Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 25, 9:30 – 10:30 pm
246 S. Church Street
Grass Val­ley, CA 95945

Five min­utes to tell your true sto­ry based on a top­ic you pull out of a hat.

Workshops

The Joy of Writing

Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 12
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Diane Cov­ing­ton-Carter
530–802-4224

Drop-in workshop with Rachel Howard

Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 11
Noon – 2pm
For details and oth­er class­es: Yuba Writ­ers Work­shops

Sierra Writers Conference 2019

Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 26
Sier­ra Col­lege, Grass Val­ley Cam­pus
250 Sier­ra Col­lege Dri­ve
Grass Val­ley, CA 95945

Storytelling

The 4th annual Auburn Winter Storytelling Festival

Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 26
Gen­er­al Gomez Art Cen­ter
808 Lin­coln Way
Auburn, CA 95603

An all-day event of sto­ry­telling stand-up, work­shops, liar’s con­test, children’s sto­ries, poet­ry, and per­for­mance.

Going to any events? Let us know!
Have more writer­ly announce­ments to share? Please do!