Renowned writers Natalie Goldberg and John Nichols share the bill for SOMOS Summer Writers Series event Authors Natalie Goldberg and John Nichols have been involved with the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) since its inception in 1983. Even as their books gained prominence on the world stage, Goldberg and Nichols have continued to read at SOMOS events year after year. Except, in all of this time, they have never read together. For the first time, the authors will read from their work at the same event, the next installment of the SOMOS Summer Writers Series. The event will take place Wednesday (July 26) at 7 p.m. in the Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art, 238 Ledoux St. Jan Smith, the executive director of SOMOS, said, “I specifically chose to have John and Natalie read together because they are two iconic Taos writers who both have a long history in Taos. Natalie had expressed a wish to read with John and I thought this would be a good summer to arrange for the two of them together at the Harwood. They both admire and respect each other’s work, although their styles are vastly different. […]