Erin Byrne & Friends - Litwings (Sausalito Store)

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

Tickets: $10

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LitWings Event Series is a celebration of uplifting art that illuminates travel and creativity. Hosted by award-winning writer Erin Byrne, LitWings brings together international writers, photographers, and filmmakers to share their wide-ranging work, the paths of their careers, and the creative process of one project.  Past presenters include National Geographic photographers, New York Times bestselling authors, and Emmy award-winning filmmakers presenting work that highlights many places around the world. LitWings is held thrice annually at Book Passage, Sausalito and once a year in Paris.


Erin Byrne, host. Award-winning author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of Vignettes & Postcards from Morocco and Vignettes & Postcards from Paris, and writer of The Storykeeper film, Erin is Travel Writing and Photography Curator of The Creative Process Exhibition, launched at the Sorbonne, that travels to the world's leading universities. She teaches writing on Deep Travel trips.

Jeff Greenwald is the author of six books, including The Size of the World, Snake Lake, and Shopping for Buddhas. He serves as Executive Director of, a global alliance of travelers dedicated to human rights and environmental protection.  His next book, the stories behind 108 beloved objects, is up to number 70.

Sivani Babu is passionate about storytelling, wild lands, and ice. She is an award-winning nature photographer and writer who has contributed to more than a dozen publications and exhibitions. Sivani is also the co-founder and Creative Director of travel magazine Hidden Compass.

Erica Jordan’s award-winning documentary and narrative films have received acclaim at film festivals around the world. Jordan’s 2018 documentary “Seeing Slavery” was awarded best short documentary at Amsterdam’s Around International Film Festival and Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. Her newest feature film, "Anchor Out", is set on the Sausalito Waterfront.


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Sausalito, CA 94965
Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609521134
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Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - March 29th, 2016

France is steeped in refined traditions, with its rich history, exquisite art, robust culture, and varied cuisine. Writer Erin Byrne was changed by traveling around this country with the ghosts of artists and historical figures who shared with her their guides to living.

Vignettes & Postcards From Morocco Cover Image
By Erin Byrne (Editor)
ISBN: 9781944387068
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Published: Reputation Books - August 9th, 2016

Vignettes & Postcards From Morocco is an anthology of writings edited by Erin Byrne (Wings). From Fez to Marrakech, Casablanca to Tangier, The Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert, writers Suzanna Clarke (A House in Fez), Phil Cousineau, Paul Bowles, Michael Chabon and others seek the ancient and celebrate the exotic in Morocco. Sketches by Anna Elkins.

Vignettes & Postcards From Paris Cover Image
By Byrne Erin (Editor), Pook Anna (Editor)
ISBN: 9780985267209
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Published: Reputation Books - August 9th, 2016

Vignettes & Postcards From Paris is a new edition of the award-winning anthology of writings from Shakespeare and Company Bookstore edited by Erin Byrne and Anna Pook, which includes new stories and poems by Marcia DeSanctis (100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go), Billy Collins, Don George, Georgia Hesse, the top-hatted SpokenWord poets of Paris and others.

Snake Lake Cover Image
ISBN: 9781582436494
Availability: Special Order
Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 1st, 2010

In a circular valley beneath the looming peaks of the Himalaya lies Kathmandu, Nepal. It's a city of shimmering prayer flags, sacred cows, lavish festivals, and violent political turbulence--and a world that journalist Jeff Greenwald has come to call home.

Shopping for Buddhas: An Adventure in Nepal Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609520946
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Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - August 12th, 2014

Jeff Greenwald's classic travelogue follows his quest for the "perfect" Buddha statue. At turns hilarious and moving, his quest features a cast of amazing characters -- from a passionate palmist to a flying lama -- who provide unforgettable glimpses into the daily life and culture of the former kingdom (including a wild ride on Kathmandu's very first escalator).