Ruth Nolan

Ruth Nolan is a poet and writer whose works have appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies, including Inlandia: A Literary Journey through California’s Inland Empire, which was published by Heyday. A former wildland firefighter for the BLM California Desert District, she holds her B.A. in English from California State University, San Bernardino, and M.A. in English/Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University. She is Associate Professor of English at College of the Desert and lives in Palm Desert.

Past Events

No Place for a Puritan at Murrieta Public Library

Tuesday Mar 21 2017   10:30 AM
Murrieta Public Library  8 Town Square, Murrieta, CA  map

2015 Desert Symposium

Friday Apr 17 2015 - Saturday Apr 18 2015 
California State University Desert Studies Center  , Zzyzx, CA  map

LIT CRAWL LA: A Walk on the Wild Side with Heyday

Wednesday Oct 22 2014   9:00 PM
Literary Lane (outdoors)  5250 Lankershim Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  map

The Literature of California’s Deserts

Wednesday Sep 25 2013   7:00 PM
Mojave River Valley Museum  270 Virginia Way, Barstow, CA  map

Inland Empire California Writers Club: Ruth Nolan

Saturday Jan 26 2013   11:00 AM
Ovitt Family Community Library  215 E. “C” St., Ontario, CA  map

Ruth Nolan at the Sierra Club Desert Committee Meeting

Sunday Nov 18 2012   9:00 AM
Black Rock Campground conference room  , Joshua Tree National Park, CA  map

Ruth Nolan at the Coachella Valley Archaeological Society Symposium

Saturday Nov 17 2012   9:00 AM
College of the Desert, Pollock Theatre  43-500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert, CA  map

Ruth Nolan at Manifesta!

Friday Nov 16 2012   8:00 PM
CSUSB, San Manuel Student Union  5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA  map

Re-Imagining the California Dream (MELUS/USACLALS Conference)

Saturday Apr 21 2012   3:30 PM
Fairmont Hotel  170 South Market St., San Jose, CA  map

Desert Literature

Friday Sep 30 2011   7:00 PM
MitaBee Art & Books  6594 Adobe Rd., Twentynine Palms, CA  map

Desert Literature

Thursday Sep 08 2011   7:00 PM
Bernardino County Museum  2024 Orange Tree Ln., Redlands, CA  map

Desert Writers Expo

Monday Apr 25 2011   10:00:00
Rancho Mirage Library  , Rancho Mirage, CA  map

Whitewater Reserve 1st Arts Festival

Sunday Apr 10 2011   10:00:00
Whitewater Reserve  , Whitewater, CA  map

Green Festival in San Francisco

Saturday Apr 09 2011   16:30:00
Renewable Energy Pavilion  , San Francisco, CA  map

No Place for a Puritan

Tuesday Feb 15 2011   18:30:00
Palm Desert Library  , Palm Desert, CA  map

No Place for a Puritan

Tuesday Nov 16 2010   18:00:00
Lancaster Regional Library  , Lancaster, CA  map

An Evening with Ruth Nolan: Lecture, Reading, Talk

Friday Oct 22 2010   19:00:59
Shoshone Museum  , Shoshone, CA  map

Desert Writers Showcase

Friday Oct 01 2010   19:30:00
Beyond Baroque  , Venice, CA  map

No Place for a Puritan

Tuesday May 18 2010   19:30:00
Skylight Books  , Los Angeles, CA  map

California Desert Literature

Saturday Apr 03 2010   11:00:00
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UCR Writer’s Week

Saturday Feb 13 2010   14:00:00
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No Place For a Puritan Launch Event

Saturday Dec 05 2009   14:00:00
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