LitWings Event Series (Corte Madera Store)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

Tickets: $10

Join us to celebrate literature, photography, and film!

Hosted by author Erin Byrne, LitWings brings together international writers, photographer and filmmakers. Presenters include National Geographic photographers, New York Times bestselling authors, and Emmy award winning filmmakers sharing work that highlights many places around the world.  To see the full LitWings line up for the past two years, go to

Come celebrate the incredible work of LitWings presenters and make connections with writers, photographers and filmmakers!


Erin Byrne, Host
Award-winning author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of Vignettes & Postcards from Paris and Vignettes & Postcards from Morocco, and writer of The Storykeeper film.  Erin has written dozens of award-winning and widely published travel essays, and is Travel Writing and Photography Curator of the Creative Process Exhibition, launched at The Sorbonne, which travels to the world's leading universities.  She has taught writing at Shakespeare and Company in Paris, Book Passage, and on Deep Travel trips around the globe.

Cara Black, Writer
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 20 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, the latest of which is Murder in Bel-Air. Cara has received nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book of the Year citation, and the Médaille de la Ville de Paris, the Paris City Medal, in recognition of contribution to international culture.

Ernest White II, Filmmaker
Producer and host of television travel docu-series, Fly Brother, which highlights friendships and connections around the world.  His writing has been featured in Time Out London, USA Today, and at Fly Brother will premiere on PBS in January, and Ernest recently appeared at LitWings Paris at La Caféothèque and the Cannes Film Festival.

Matthew Félix, Podcast Producer
Award-winning author of A Voice Beyond Reason, With Open Arms: Misadventures in Morocco, and Porcelain Travels.  Adventure, humor, and spirituality infuse his work, which draws on his experience in more than 50 countries.  Matthew is host of Matthew Félix on Air, which highlights people from all over the world who create and make a difference. Matthew recently joined Erin, Italian author and playwright Alberto Rigettini, Danish photographer Lone Morch, and Ernest at LitWings Paris at La Caféothèque.

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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 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.

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.

Murder in Bel-Air (An Aimée Leduc Investigation #19) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616959296
Availability: Special Order
Published: Soho Crime - June 4th, 2019

Cara Black’s riveting 19th installment in her New York Times bestselling Parisian detective series entangles private investigator Aimée Leduc in a dangerous web of international spycraft, post-colonial Franco-African politics, and neighborhood secrets in Paris’s 12th arrondissement.

Murder on the Left Bank (An Aimée Leduc Investigation #18) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641290265
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Published: Soho Crime - May 7th, 2019

A confession fifty years in the making puts everyone’s favorite Paris détéctive très chic, Aimée Leduc, on a collision course with the “Hand,” a cabal of corrupt Parisian cops among who masterminded her father's murder—and among whose ranks he might have once found membership.

A Voice Beyond Reason Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997761955
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Published: Solificatio - October 1st, 2016

"...(a) highly crafted gem... keeps pages turning with its enchanting prose and cast of characters."
- 2019 Publisher's Weekly BookLife Prize
#1 Amazon Bestseller: Spirituality Books * Inspirational Books * Metaphysical & Visionary Books"
I was reminded of Coelho's Alchemist." - Shaun Green (Amazon)

With Open Arms: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997761900
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Published: Solificatio - July 26th, 2016

Winner of Three Solas Awards for Travel Writing
#1 Amazon Bestseller: Kindle Morocco * Books Morocco * Kindle Africa * Books Africa
"Matthew's prose is a dance between the richness and delicacy of poetry and the bawdy, acerbic wit of a standup comic." - The Best Travel Writing, Volume II contributor Keith Skinner

Porcelain Travels: Humor, Horror and Revelation in, on and around Toilets, Tubs and Showers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997761924
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Published: Solificatio - October 12th, 2018

His unorthodox bathing practices in Paris. The Dead Sea shower incident that led to an arrest. The nightmare while he was trapped on a bus without a bathroom in Anatolia, his retelling of which won Gold for Humor in the 2018 Solas Awards. Maybe it's Matthew's no-frills approach to experiencing the world that gets him into situations that are sometimes hilarious, sometimes cringeworthy.