“The Kiss” reading, workshop

Courtesy Candice Nyando

Celebrate this year’s Common Read “The Kiss” with editor Brian Turner and some of the writers included in the collection including Suzanne Roberts, Christian Keifer and more at the free Writers in the Woods reading on Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nev.

The four dozen essays, stories, poems and graphic memoirs in the anthology each focus on a specific kiss, unexpected and unforgettable. They explore the messy and complicated intimacies that exist in life, and in the complicated landscape of the imagination. A workshop is offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 8 for $50. | sierranevada.edu