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A Special Celebration: WTAW Press Book Launch with Special Guests

Presented by Why There Are Words at Studio 333, Sausalito CA

Oct 11 2018
A Special Celebration: WTAW Press Book Launch with Special Guests

Join us for a special celebration: The WTAW Press Book Launch with Special Guests!

Join Why There Are Words for a special celebration when our WTAW Press authors Sarah Stone and Angela Mitchell will read from their brand new books, as part of a spectacular line up of authors, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Lisa Locascio, Louise Marburg, Natalie Singer, and Terese Svoboda.

The celebration will include cake, delectable treats, and adult beverages.

See web site for full bios of authors:

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree (Doubleday, July 2018). She is the book columnist for KQED.

Lisa Locascio‘s first novel, Open Me, was published in August 2018 by Grove Atlantic.

Louise Marburg is the author of the award-winning The Truth About Me: Stories (WTAW Press, 2017).

Angela Mitchell’s stories have appeared in Colorado Review, New South, Carve, Midwestern Gothic, storySouth, Natural Bridge, and other journals. Unnatural Habitats is her first book, published by WTAW Press (October 10, 2018).

Natalie Singer is the author of the memoir California Calling: A Self-Interrogation (Hawthorne Books, March 2018).

Sarah Stone’s latest book is Hungry Ghost Theater: A Novel, forthcoming from WTAW Press October 10, 2018. Her novel The True Sources of the Nile (Doubleday, 2002) has been taught in courses on literature, ethics, and the rhetoric of human rights.

Terese Svobodaa Guggenheim fellow, is the author of 18 books, including seven books of poetry. Among her recent works are Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet (Schaffner Press, Inc., 2016) and Professor Harriman’s Steam Air-Ship (Eyewear Publishing, 2016).


Why There Are Words (WTAW) is an award-winning national reading series founded in Sausalito in 2010 by Peg Alford Pursell, now expanded to six additional major cities in the U.S., with more planned in the future. The series draws a full house of Bay Area residents every second Thursday to Studio 333, located at 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA 94965. The series is a program of the 501(c)3 non-profit WTAW Press, publisher of award-winning exceptional literary books.


$10 at the door.  Cash or check (payable to Studio 333).

Authors’ books will be available for sale and signing.

Contact: 415-331-8272


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Additional time info:

7:00 – 10:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Readings begin at 7:15


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333 Caledonia St., Sausalito, CA 94965


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