Posts by Wanderland Writers

Wandering in Cuba Reading at Great Good Place for Books

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Wandering in Cuba Reading at Great Good Place for Books

Thursday, February 7th, 2019 || 6pm Great Good Place for Books || 6120 La Salle Ave, Oakland Wanderland Writers introduces WANDERING IN CUBA: Revolution and Beyond … the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series … Once again workshop leaders Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar take Wanderland Writers and head south to explore—this time to Cuba, an island country that has paid a high price for self-determination:  revolution, isolation and hardship. But somehow this nation and its amazing people continue to reinvent themselves and fascinate visitors with their marvelous creativity and vitality. Contributors include Tania...

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Travel and Travel Writing in 2019

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Travel and Travel Writing in 2019

Traveling and Travel Writing in 2019 Winter Wanderland: Traveling and Travel Writing in 2019 It’s an evening of wine, writing, travel and literary camaraderie. MONDAY, January 14th, 2019 || 6pm Book Passage || San Francisco 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco ||www.bookpassage.com Join travel writers and editors Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Laurie McAndish King in a reading, discussion and celebration of travel, travel anthologies and writing opportunities in 2019. Laurie and Linda will read excerpts from the most recent collection of tales, Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond and talk about years of Venturing...

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Book Party in San Francisco for Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Book Party in San Francisco for Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond

LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK EVENT: Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 || 6pm Book Passage || San Francisco 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco ||www.bookpassage.com Wanderland Writers introduces WANDERING IN CUBA: Revolution and Beyond … the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series … Once again workshop leaders Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar take Wanderland Writers and head south to explore—this time to Cuba, an island country that has paid a high price for self-determination:  revolution, isolation and hardship. But somehow this nation and its amazing people continue to reinvent...

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Book Launch with Left Coast Writers

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Book Launch with Left Coast Writers

LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond.  Saturday, December 8th, 2018 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com Wanderland Writers introduces WANDERING IN CUBA: Revolution and Beyond … the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series … Once again workshop leaders Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar take Wanderland Writers and head south to explore—this time to Cuba, an island country that has paid a high price for self-determination:  revolution, isolation and hardship. But somehow this nation and its amazing people continue to...

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Left Coast Writers Celebrate Wanderland Writers

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Left Coast Writers Celebrate Wanderland Writers

LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Year-End Holiday Party with Wanderland Writers Monday, December 3, 2018 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera || 51 Tamal Vista Dr. www.bookpassage.com Please join us for a fantastic evening of food, drink, announcements, gifts, and guests at our year-end holiday party and celebration of the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series: Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond. Left Coast Writers (see link below for more information) members and guests only. The evening will include announcements about literary opportunities and upcoming trips and events, information about the new and improved Path to Publishing program at...

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Japan: Our First Big Adventure in 2018

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Japan: Our First Big Adventure in 2018

Coming soon  . . .  Wandering in Japan We are now at work on the next anthology in the award-winning Wandering series: Wandering in Japan, which is scheduled for publication in 2018. We already have an excellent collection of travel stories about Japan, but we want more!  Our first trip of 2018 will take us on yet another adventure in the Land of the Rising Sun. We have limited availability, so if you want to join us be sure to let us know! Cuba? Japan? Transylvania? We’re in the process of planning adventures for 2018 and beyond. Drop us a line to be included on the mailing list for information about our next trip.   Share...

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Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference 2016

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference 2016

We’re always so excited when we can report a special offer to our Wanderland Writers. Left Coast Writers will receive 10% off on the Intensive Writing Weekend for Y/A and Middle Grade Readers (7/16-7/17/16), the Mystery Writers Conference (7/28-7/31/16) and the Travel Writers Conference (8/11-8/14/16)! Sign up and receive the discount, or tell your literary pals they can join Left Coast Writer to receive this and so many other benefits. You’ll find all of the conferences listed on the Book Passage website, but here’s more info on one of our favorites: The Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference has an extraordinary,...

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Wandering in Cornwall reading at A Great Good Place for Books

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Blog, Calendar, Cornwall, Press | 1 comment

Wandering in Cornwall reading at A Great Good Place for Books

Reading with Wanderland Writers at A Great Good Place for Books, Authors of Wandering in Cornwall: Mystery, Mirth, and Transformation in the Land of the Ancient Celts Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 || 7pm A Great Good Place for Books|| 6120 LaSalle Avenue Oakland, CA 94611 || http://www.ggpbooks.com/ It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Wine, snacks, readings, and a brand new book in the Wandering series. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring its castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep...

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Workshop: Making a Scene with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Workshop: Making a Scene with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Making a Scene Workshop with Linda Watanabe McFerrin Saturday, December 12th, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925 $120 Register here In this one-day workshop, you’ll learn to balance setting, character, and dialogue to create stellar scenes. Some of the exercises have given birth to award-winning work by past participants. Bring your laptop and/or paper and pen and discover how a good writer takes center stage on the page and holds it. Poet, travel writer, and novelist Linda Watanabe McFerrin (www.lwmcferrin.com) is a contributor to numerous newspapers,magazines and anthologies. She is the author of...

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Wandering in Cornwall reading at the Novato Public Library

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Blog, Calendar, Cornwall, Press | 0 comments

Wandering in Cornwall reading at the Novato Public Library

Saturday, Decmber 5th, 2015 || 11am Novato Public Library || Novato 1720 Novato Blvd, Novato CA 94947 It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Please help us welcome a brand new book into the series at the Novato Public Library. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring it’s castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep in its history like the now closed mines, where the windswept moors and jagged coasts made everyday events of shipwrecks, isolation, cave-ins. Yet, as workshop leaders Joanna...

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