Erin Byrne - LitWings Event Series (Sausalito)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm

Hosted by writer Erin Byrne, LitWings brings together international writers, photographers, and filmmakers.  Presenters include National Geographic photographers and filmmakers, New York Times bestselling authors, and Emmy award winning filmmakers sharing work that highlights many places around the world.  The event is held three times annually at Book Passage, Sausalito, and every spring at La Caféothèque in Paris.

September Featured Speakers: Frances Stroh, Tania Romanov Amochaev, and Hervé Cohen!

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Frances Stroh is the award-winning author of Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss (HarperCollins). Her work is published in The Common, Literary Hub, and the Detroit Metro Times, among other publications. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto and the curator of the Stranger Than Fiction reading series.

Tania Romanov Amochaev is the author of Mother Tongue: A Saga of Three Generations of Balkan Women. A prize winning writer and photographer, many of her stories are featured in "The Best Travel Writing" series. Tania has climbed Mount Whitney, Mount Kenya, and Mount Tamalpais; circumnavigated Annapurna; and trekked through Bhutan, Kashmir and Slovenia.

Hervé Cohen is a French American award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer. His work has taken him around the world from the Casamance, Senegal to the countryside of Sichuan, China and has been aired on tv networks and featured at various prestigious festivals. His project, Life Underground, invites visitors on an interactive journey through the subways of the world and into the personal stories of their passengers.

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.

 

Location: 
100 Bay Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062393166
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 30th, 2017

In the tradition of Rich Cohen’s Sweet and Low and Sean Wilsey’s Oh the Glory of it All, a memoir of a city, an industry, and a dynasty in decline, and the story of a young artist’s struggle to find her way out of the ruins.


Mother Tongue: A Saga of Three Generations of Balkan Women Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781609521271
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Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - March 1st, 2018

*** A MUST READ FOR TRAVELERS TO CROATIA ***

Mother Tongue is an exploration of lives lived in the chaos of a part of the world known as the Balkans. It follows the lives of three generations of women―Katarina, Zora, and Tania―over the last 100 years. It follows countries that dissolved, formed, and reformed.


Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France Cover Image
$16.95
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)
$19.95
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)
$19.95
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.