Literary Arts & Wine will be a part of the TOAST Artist's Marketplace event in Truckee. The reading will begin at 5:30 pm and last until 6:00 pm. We will be located outside in the courtyard of Artisan's Marketplace on Donner Pass Road, in downtown Truckee.
Readers include Truckee authors: Karen Terrey, Marianne Porter and Nicole Dreon.
Karen Terrey of Tangled Roots Writing. Karen is a writing coach and offers workshops in Truckee, CA, through her business Tangled Roots Writing, and also teaches writing at Sierra College and Lake Tahoe Community College. Her poems have appeared in Rhino, Edge, Meadow, WordRiot, Puerto Del Sol, Wicked Alice, Sierra Nevada Review, Canary, and Gray Sparrow Journal.
Marianne Porter moved from New York City to Truckee in 1980. Last summer she completed an MFA in Creative Writing at Sierra Nevada College. She is working on a collection of short stories with the working title States. In April 2014, she rated Top 25 in Glimmer Train Literary Magazine’s Very Short Fiction contest for her story, “A Weekend with Your Parents. 1970.” Last week she wrapped up an invigorating week as a participant of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. She is a part-time aide at Glenshire Elementary and writes the quarterly column “Tahoe Stories” for Moonshine Ink. She is married and has two daughters.
Nicole Dreon is a freelance writer and photographer from Truckee, CA. For over a decade, she has worked in the research department for ESPN and the X Games where she interviews athletes who throw Stripper flips on motorcycles and Kangaroo flips on skis. In the off-season, she trots the globe with her camera. Recently, she travelled solo to east and central Africa to record the stories of inspiring female athletes.