Why There Are Words Literary Reading

This Thursday, venture to Sausalito’s quirky Studio 333 to kick off the sixth season of Why There Are Words, a monthly event featuring a selection of readings by renowned and respected authors.

This year’s inaugural event is headed up by Tom Barbash, who has penned a slew of novels and short stories that are well-loved by the people at Amazon; his 2003 nonfiction book, On Top of the World: Cantor Fitzgerald, Howard Lutnick & 9/11: A Story of Loss and Renewal, was a New York Times best seller. Also present will be award winning author Ann Packer  — whose short fiction has appeared in The New YorkerRob Roberge, Jason Roberts, Lalita Tademy (featured frequently in various media outlets for her three historical novels) and Ayelet Waldman, author of best-selling novels, personal essays and profiles for the likes of The New York Times and Vogue.

Whether you’re a writer yourself or simply a fan of the form, one trip to this event will have you coming back for more.

If You Go:

January 8, 7 p.m.

Studio 333 (Sausalito)

Tickets: $10