May 2, 2014
Filed Under South Tahoe Events
The Writers’ Series proudly presents novelist and travel & adventure writer Pam Houston on Thursday, May 8 at 8PM at Lake Tahoe Community College in the Library. This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event and are already in the LTCC Book Store.
Pam Houston’s most recent book is Contents May Have Shifted, published in 2012. She is also the author of two collections of linked short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, the novel, Sight Hound, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me, all published by W.W. Norton.
Her stories have been selected for volumes of Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Awards, The 2013 Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is the winner of the Western States Book Award, the WILLA award for contemporary fiction, The Evil Companions Literary Award and multiple teaching awards.
She is Professor of English at UC Davis, directs the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers and teaches in The Pacific University low residency MFA program and at writer’s conferences around the country and the world. She lives on a ranch at 9,000 feet in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.
The event is part of the LTCC Writers’ Series supported by the college English department. The Writers lead by Suzanne Roberts bring well-known poets and writers from all over the country to the college for readings, book signings, craft talks, and workshops. All events are free and open to the public.
For information about the LTCC Writers’ Series, contact Suzanne Roberts at (530) 541-4660 ext. 708.