Erin Byrne - LitWings Event Series (Sausalito)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:30pm


LitWings is an event series hosted by Erin ByrneIt symbolizes uplifting literature and illuminated travel.  Literature can elevate our existence, whether through a poem by Charles Baudelaire or an essay about ancient times, and travel can shed light on our own lives. Join us as writers, photographers, and filmmakers share their work around these themes.

May Featured Speakers: Laurie Ann Doyle, Brian Dawson, & Bob Holmes!


Laurie Ann Doyle's book, World Gone Missing, was nominated for the California Book Award and praised by New York Times bestselling author Edan Lepucki for “astute portrayals of people desiring connection, hope, and renewal.”  Winner of the Alligator Juniper National Fiction Prize, Doyle’s work appears in the Los Angeles Review, Under the Sun, and elsewhere.

Brian Dawson is a filmmaker based in San Francisco. In 2016, he was named a National Geographic Explorer. His stories are featured on Netflix, National Geographic Magazine and the New York Times. He's worked in South Sudan, India, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nepal, Jordan and Switzerland

Bob Holmes is a Fellow of the Explorer’s Club and the Royal Geographic Society.  He is the 2016 Wine Photographer of the Year, the 2016 Food Photographer of the Year, and has been named Travel Photographer of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers in 1990, 1992, 2010, 2015 and 2017.

Erin Byrne, host. 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's work has won Solas Awards for Travel Story of the Year, Foreword Reviews Book of the Year, the Reader's Favorite, and an Accolade Award for film.  She teaches writing in Sausalito, Paris, and on Deep Travel trips.


100 Bay Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
World Gone Missing: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780998839820
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Published: Regal House Publishing - August 28th, 2017

In World Gone Missing, Laurie Ann Doyle's powerful debut collection, people have disappeared. In these twelve stories set in and around San Francisco, contemporary issues--divorce, sexual identity, homelessness--thread through a cast of memorable characters struggling to fill the void of a missing loved one.

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.