Events

Join us to discuss the themes in Chasing Sylvia Beach – independence, adventure, heroines, and, of course, the role books play in our lives.

Salons, performances, writing workshops, walking tours and café gatherings with Cynthia Morris for good bookish fun.

Join us in Denver, Paris, or near you. Contact Cynthia to host an event.

Upcoming Events:

Left Bank Bookseller: An Evening with Sylvia Beach

Friday, April 26th, 2013, 7:00

Summit, New Jersey Film Society

Join novelist Cynthia Morris, filmmaker Lisa Reznik and editor Keri Walsh to celebrate the life of bookseller Sylvia Beach. Screening of Left Bank Bookseller and discussion by the authors. Tickets are $10.00.

More information and ticket purchase at the Summit Film Society.

Recent events:

Author Evening at the American Library in Paris

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 7:30 pm

Paris, France

It’s an evening devoted to Sylvia Beach in Paris. Filmmaker Lisa Reznik will screen her film Left Bank Bookseller. Afterward Lisa and Cynthia will discuss their work revolving around famed bookseller Sylvia Beach.

Not to be missed! Join us for this lively presentation and discussion of the life of Sylvia Beach.

Lynden Scultpure Garden Lecture and Workshop

Tuesday, January 15th 2013 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Fee: $35/$30 members – includes an autographed copy of Chasing Sylvia Beach, refreshments and admission to the sculpture garden.

We travel to Paris with Cynthia Morris, author of Chasing Sylvia Beach. In her debut historical novel, Colorado author Cynthia Morris brings to life the world of Shakespeare and Company bookstore founder Sylvia Beach and the streets of Paris in the years before World War II. For more information, click here.

Write Now: Embrace Your Writing Impulse

Wednesday, January 16th 2013 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Want to write a book? Perhaps you just feel the urge to write something and want to make writing a regular part of your life. Whether you want to write just for fun or for profit, this is your time to make it happen. Writer’s coach Cynthia Morris will help you:

  • Make time for writing in your busy schedule
  • Maneuver past those critical voices that persuade you to stop
  • Dedicate yourself to something you can finish.

In this fun three-hour workshop, Cynthia will help you get on track with your writing no matter what your level of experience or writing genre. You’ll leave class with both inspiration and a plan for staying on track.

A combination rate is available for those attending both the reading and the writing workshop, as well as an early bird registration rate, for those who sign up by December 31, 2012. For more info, click here.

Reading and Signing at Women and Children First

Thursday, January 17th,  2013 7:30 pm

Chicago, Illinois

Join author Cynthia Morris for stories about Sylvia Beach and the writing of her novel Chasing Sylvia Beach. Reading and signing at Chicago’s famous bookstore that celebrates the literature by and about women.

Details here.

Literary Salon: Researching the Historical Novel 

Sunday, December 9th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Denver Woman’s Press Club

Ever wonder what goes into researching a historical novel? Join me and author Corinne Brown at the Denver Woman’s Press Club literary salon to find out what it takes to craft a believable story set in the past.

Free and open to the public. Copies of Chasing Sylvia Beach will be for sale, signed by me.

Location: Denver Woman’s Press Club: 1325 Logan Street, Denver, Colorado

More information here. 

Chasing Sylvia Beach walking tour

Friday, October 5th, 3:00 – 5:30

Paris, France Meeting point: Pont Neuf, near Henri IV statue. See map below for spots along our tour.

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