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Poetry Reading Events! February 1st, 2nd, and 5th

  • Spillers 3 Mon 2/1 at 8 pm at Crescent Ballroom (308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003) featuring Leah Newsom, Troy Farah, Patrick Michale Finn et al (fb event here)
  • Kim Kyung Ju Tue 2/2 at 6:30 pm at Valley Bar (130 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004), an internationally acclaimed poet from South Korea making his US debut, reading with translator Jake Levine (fb event here)
  • Terrance Hayes Fri 2/5 at 7 pm at the Phoenix Art Museum (1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004) presented by the University of Arizona Poetry Center (fb event here)

Writing the Breakout Novel with Literary Agent Donald Maass – Saturday, May 14, 2016

Location: Stonecreek Golf Club, Phoenix, Az
Price: $99-$135
Website: http://desertsleuths.com/events/donald-maass-workshop

This full-day, hands-on workshop will help you hone your writing skills, regardless of your writing experience.

Maass details the elements that all breakout novels share—regardless of genre—and presents writing techniques that make books stand out and succeed in a crowded marketplace.

Learn to captivate readers, publishers, and editors, so that your work can break out of the pack and hit the bestseller’s list!

Hosted by Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter, this event is open to the public. Writers of all genres and levels are welcome.