Why Write at All?
The Story, the Essay, and the Poem: the Quest for Examples and Answers
Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Short Stories, Historian
Saturday, March 17
11 AM–1:00 PM
(10:45 Early-Bird Session TBA)
Cattlemens, 12409 Folsom Blvd, $15 members/$20 guests (includes lunch)
Come hear Bay Area’s Steven Nightingale, one of the most talked-about motivational presenters on writing, share lucid and graceful language from many sources and centuries.
—beautiful sentences to hold in mind
—the most enlivening & surprising way to practice
—ancient tricks of the trade
Steven Nightingale is the author of ten books: two novels, six books of sonnets, a long essay on the city of Granada, Spain, and a book of short fiction. His interests include the medieval art of Spain and Italy, the wild country of the American West and the Caribbean, cooking for his wife and daughter, astronomy, venture capital, and Emily Dickinson, whom he loves. Chief among his pleasures is teaching by invitation in schools and universities in Nevada and California.
He is a graduate of Stanford University, and divides his time between Palo Alto, California, his beloved home state of Nevada, and the beautiful Albayzin, a barrio in Granada, Spain.
Luncheon 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Early Bird special 10:45 – TBA
- Monthly Luncheons are open to the public
- Cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers
- The meeting fee includes speaker, lunch and beverage
- Cattlemens Restaurant, 12409 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA
The restaurant is located just east of Hazel Ave. at the northeast end of the Nimbus Winery complex along Highway 50. Cattlemens offers CWC a spacious meeting room with free WiFi, quality AV equipment, free off street parking and excellent food.