Special Events at the 2014 Taos Summer Writers' Conference
Sagebrush Inn Conference Center,
1508 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos, New Mexico



2014 Keynote Speaker: Bob Shacochis - Free and Open to the Public

Sunday, July 13, 2013 – 8 pm

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Bob Shacochis’s (picture by Larry D. Moore - Creative Commons) first collection of stories, Easy In the Islands, won the National Book Award for First Fiction, and his second collection, The Next New World, was awarded the Prix de Rome from the Academy of Arts and Letters.  He is also the author of the novel Swimming in the Volcano, a finalist for the National Book Award, and The Immaculate Invasion, a work of literary reportage that was a finalist for The New Yorker Literary Award for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year.  Shacochis is a contributing editor for Outside, and his op-eds on the U.S. military, Haiti, and Florida politics have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.

 


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Faculty Readings and Signings - Free and open to the public

Monday, July 14 at 5:30 p.m.
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Tuesday, July 15 at 5:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m.
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Thursday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m.
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Friday, July 18 at 5:30 p.m.
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Saturday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m.
Stephen Benz, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Veronica Golos, Lisa Lenard-Cook, Demetria Martinez, Robert Wilder

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Round Tables

Monday, July 14 at 1 p.m.
Bob Shacochis

Tuesday, July 15 at 1 p.m.
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Wednesday, July 16 at 1 p.m.
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Thursday, July 17 at 1 p.m.
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Friday, July 18 at 1 p.m.

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Saturday, July 29 at 1 p.m.
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Open Mic


Sagebrush Inn Cantina
Thursday, July 17, 8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

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