Literary fest issues call for proposals

Design by Alyssa Ganong

Writers, poets, songwriters, editors, publishers, community groups or anyone with a passion for the written or spoken word is invited to submit proposals for programming for the inaurgural Tahoe Literary Festival. Events can be a panel discussion, workshop, solo book talk, reading, masterclass or something completely new and original. The theme for the festival is “Spirit of Place.”

The festival will take place on Oct. 11 and 12. Friday, Oct. 11, is a literary open mic and call for readings. Saturday, Oct. 12, includes an opening ceremony, panels, workshops and readings throughout the day and an evening keynote event followed by a singer-songwriter showcase.

Proposals for speakers and sessions for the Tahoe Literary Festival are now open. The deadline for proposals is July 29.

Please include your name, contact information and bio of 150 words or less. A succinct (one page or less) outline of your proposal, including theme, content, brief participant bios and how the event will contribute to the festival and the theme. Send programming proposals and questions to |