Biography

In addition to his own writing efforts, Bruce Rettig is one of the founding members of Tahoe Writers Works, a local writing group and workshop. He served ten years as the publisher of EDGE, TWW’s award-winning literary publication. Bruce supports various regional arts and culture groups, and was on the board of directors for Valhalla Tahoe for over ten years, serving as both treasurer and vice president.
 
Education:
University of Colorado
Columbia College
 
Career Highlights:
President, Charter Advertising/Design, Inc.
• Nevada Indian Territory Award, Nevada Commission on Tourism 
• Excellence in Tourism Statewide Award, Nevada Commission on Tourism
• Gold and Silver Awards, American Advertising Federation (ADDY’s)
• Finalists Awards, Next Generation Indie Book Awards
• Finalists Awards, Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY’s)
• ACE Awards, American Marketing Association
Merchant Marine, Crowley Maritime Corportation 
 
Conferences Attended:
• San Francisco Writing for Change Conference, 2018
• Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony, 2018
• Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference, 2017
• Squaw Valley Community of Writers, 2011-2018
• Truckee Meadows Writers Conference, 2006
• Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, 2005 
• Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, 2004
 
Workshops Attended:
• Tahoe Writers Works (presently attending bi-weekly workshop)
• Squaw Valley Community of Writers Workshop, 2015
• Sierra Nevada Writers, 2015
• Reno Writers Group, 2013
• Squaw Valley Community of Writers Workshop, 2012
• Truckee Meadows Writers Workshop, 2006
 
Memberships:
• Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)
• Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP)
• Pacific Northwest Writers Association (PNWA)
 
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