On Monday 28 November I talked with poet and storyteller Steve Sanfield, who will read from and sign his new book The Rain Begins Below: Selected Slightly Longer Poems 1961-2005 at the Community Room of the Nevada County Helling Library Wednesday evening 30 November.

In the second half of the program I talked with actor Martin Buchanan, who will present a one-man adaptation of Pam Houston's novel Sight Hound at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley at 7 PM on Sunday 4 December. Pam Houston will lead a writing workshop from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Center's Off-Center Stage and Martin will lead a worskshop entitled From Page to Stage: Literature as Theater at the Off-Center Stage from 2 to 4 PM.

I also briefly mentioned the free reading poet, novelist and translator William O'Daly will present at 7:30 PM on Friday 2 December at Sudio 131, 131 Richardson Street in Grass Valley. More information is available at 272-1680.

posted by Eric Tomb and others 8:46 PM

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