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SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos

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108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
5757580081 http://somostaos.org

November 2018

Guided By Its Light: Nature Writing Workshop with Jim O’Donnell

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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Class will be held partly outdoors so dress for the weather. Writing has long been a means of exploring and understanding the natural world. Nature writing also provides an opportunity to personally reconnect with the natural world and build a sense of place for our larger community. This intensive course looks at how the work of writing nature helps to re-establish a sense of place, recalibrates our internal compass to what is vital in life and raises awareness of both…

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Presentation by Author Michael Benanav

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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Michael Benanav is the author of three books, including Men Of Salt: Crossing the Sahara on the Caravan of White Gold, for which he traveled 1000 miles with one of the last working camel caravans on earth. His work, including articles and images from five continents, appears in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Geographical Magazine, Sierra Magazine, Lonely Planet, and more. He is also the founder of Traditional Cultures Project, an educational non-profit that documents traditional and…

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National Novel Writing Month Write-In

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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Write in the company of others for NaNoWriMo.

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Playwright Night hosted by Ned Dougherty

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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Ned Dougherty has been celebrated as a Taos educator and poet. Two of his plays were produced locally. Escape Plans debuted in 2016, and The Giant Desk Plays in 2018. Ned is a candidate for his MFA in Playwriting at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. Tess Light's plays include sarcasm, death, Buddhism, foodism, poetry, song, and Shakespeare. Winner 2017 Julie Harris Playwriting Award; Finalist 2017 Stanley Drama Award; Semi-finalist 2015 Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's National Playwrights Conference. DS Magid's works comprise…

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Gladys Swan Reads New Work

November 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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This year Gladys Swan has published the four novels of her Carnival Quintet, emanating from her first novel, Carnival for the Gods, first published in the Vintage Contemporaries Series. She has also published a trilogy set in New Mexico: Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices, (LSU Press, nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award) ; A Dark Gamble, a Western epic, and Ancestors, from Serving House Books. She has also published eight collections of short fiction, of which the most recent is Jungle: ten…

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National Novel Writing Month Write-In

November 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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Write in the company of others for NaNoWriMo.

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Reading by Ron Cooper, “Finding Mezcal: A Journey Into the Liquid Soul of Mexico”

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SOMOS The Literary Society of Taos, 108 Civic Plaza Drive
Taos, NM 87571 United States
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Ron Cooper has been featured in group shows and solo exhibitions around the world since 1967. With his roots in California, Cooper has resided and worked in Ranchos de Taos, NM for the last thirty years and Oaxaca, Mexico since 1995. His work is included in many prestigious public collections, including: The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Fort Worth Museum of Contemporary Art; The Chicago…

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