past event

Author Talk: Leath Tonino, October Writer in Residence

Join us for an in-person author talk featuring Leath Tonino at TACAW (The Arts Center at Willits). Drinks will be for sale at the bar.

DOORS: open at 5:00 pm.

SEATING: is general admission and available on a first come, first served basis.

Leath Tonino is a freelance writer publishing prose and poetry in Orion, The Sun, New England Review, Tricycle, High Country News, Outside, and a couple dozen other magazines and journals. He’s the author of two essay collections: “The Animal One Thousand Miles Long” and “The West Will Swallow You”(Trinity University Press, 2018 and 2019). His work has been supported by the Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers, the Taft-Nicholson Center for Environmental Humanities, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Awesome Foundation, among others. Prior to committing to full-time freelancing at age twenty-four, he shoveled snow at the South Pole and tracked raptors with the US Forest Service on the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. 

Plans for residency: 
Leath plans to do the final edits on his debut poetry collection, Paradise Divide.  In addition, he plans to work on one of his current book projects (2 poetry, 2 prose).  

In addition to our partners at the
Catto Shaw Foundation,
thank you to the following sponsors:



Event information
Tue Oct 18, 2022
5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT
The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW)
400 Robinson St.
Basalt, CO 81621