Although we can’t gather in person during the final week of July, the writers’ conference will offer daily online programming from Sunday, July 26, to Friday, July 31, to nurture your writing and reading.

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Even without a physical conference this year, our staff has been on the job, and we anticipate rising costs and increased need for scholarships as we move into planning for 2021 and beyond.

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Thanks to our community partners

Books featured during the coming week’s email series will be available at a discount from conference bookseller Readers’ Books, with shipping and contactless pickup available.

Long-time “Dine and Donate” sponsor Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Co. will donate a percentage of sales next week of its writers’ conference blend. Prepare to stock up and support the literary arts!