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Los Altos, CA 94023

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Sharing stories is as important as ever and we at Writing By Writers are pleased to offer: Readings By Writers! Every week Pam Houston will host one of our favorite writers over Zoom. Please mark your calendars, spread the word, and come join us for FREE on Monday & Thursday evenings at 5pm PDT/8pm EDT.

Readings By Writers: Paul Lisicky
Thu, Apr 02
https://zoom.us/j/164107333
Apr 02, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/164107333
Later: My Life Spent at the Edge of the World. Paul recommends buying his book online at Booksmith https://www.booksmith.com/book/9781644450161
Readings By Writers: Carl Phillips
Mon, Apr 06
https://zoom.us/j/827023635
Apr 06, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/827023635
Pale Colors in a Tall Field. Carl recommends you buy his book at your favorite local independent bookstore or online at Left Bank Books https://www.left-bank.com/book/9780374229054
Readings By Writers: Lidia Yuknavitch
Thu, Apr 09
https://zoom.us/j/691023630
Apr 09, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/691023630
Verge - Stories. We recommend buying Lidia's book at your favorite independent bookstore or online at Point Reyes Books. https://www.ptreyesbooks.com/book/9780525534877
Readings By Writers: Santee Fraizer
Mon, Apr 13
https://zoom.us/j/282587756
Apr 13, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/282587756
Aurum
Readings By Writers: Rebecca Solnit
Thu, Apr 16
https://zoom.us/j/148654136
Apr 16, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/148654136
Recollections of My Nonexistence
Readings By Writers: Katie Peterson
Mon, Apr 20
https://zoom.us/j/402874562
Apr 20, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/402874562
A Piece of Good News. Katie recommends buying her book at your favorite independent bookstore or onlibe at Mrs. Dalloways https://www.mrsdalloways.com/book/9780374538880
Readings By Writers: Fenton Johnson
Thu, Apr 23
https://zoom.us/j/918724593
Apr 23, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/918724593
At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life. Fenton recommends buying his book from your favorite independent bookstore or online at Books Inc (who is currently offering free shipping) https://www.booksinc.net/book/9780393608298
Readings By Writers: Jericho Brown
Mon, Apr 27
https://zoom.us/j/631918833
Apr 27, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/631918833
The Tradition. Jericho recommends you buy his book from your local independent bookstore or online at Charis Books and More https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/book/9781556594861
Readings By Writers: Ginger Gaffney
Thu, Apr 30
https://zoom.us/j/997816299
Apr 30, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/997816299
Half Broke - Ginger recommends buying her book from your local independent bookstore or online at Collected Works Bookstore https://shop.collectedworksbookstore.com/book/9781324003076
Readings By Writers: Cynthia Newberry Martin
Thu, May 07
https://zoom.us/j/635715701
May 07, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/635715701
Tidal Flats - Cindy recommends buying online at East End Books https://www.eastendbooksptown.com/book/9781732676824
Readings By Writers: Kate Wisel
Thu, May 14
https://zoom.us/j/101436412
May 14, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/101436412
Driving In Cars With Homeless Men - Kate recommends you buy her book at your favorite local independent bookstore or online at Women and Children First. https://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/book/9780822945680
Readings By Writers: Carolyn Forché
Thu, May 21
https://zoom.us/j/715052011
May 21, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/715052011
In the Lateness of the World
Readings By Writers: Janie Brown
Thu, May 28
https://zoom.us/j/154972342
May 28, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/154972342
Radical Acts of Love. Janie recommends buying her book from your favorite independent bookstore or online at Banyen https://www.banyen.com/products/radical-acts-love
Readings By Writers: Garth Greenwell
Thu, Jun 04
https://zoom.us/j/133226789
Jun 04, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
https://zoom.us/j/133226789
Cleanness - Garth recommends you buy his book at your favorite independent bookstore or online at Prairie Lights Books https://www.prairielightsbooks.com/book/9780374124588
Readings By Writers: Pam Houston
Thu, Mar 26
Please see Pam's talk in the archives!
Mar 26, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
Please see Pam's talk in the archives!
Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country Pam recommends buying her book at your favorite independent bookstore or online at Maria's Bookshop: https://www.mariasbookshop.com/book/9780393357660 or Boulder Bookstore: https://www.boulderbookstore.net/book/9780393357660