Readings & lectures (2008)

 

Sunday, July 27, 2008

  • Reading by Nick Flynn and Lan Samantha Chang. 7:30 pm, Upper Valley Campus, Napa Valley College, St. Helena.

 

Monday, July 28, 2008

  • 9:00 am — Mark Doty, “Jean Valentine’s Ghost Sonnets.”  Upper Valley Campus.
  • 1:30 pm — Ann Packer, “Character and Consciousness.”  Upper Valley Campus.
  • 7:30 pm — Reading by Claudia Rankine and Ron Carlson, St. Supéry Winery, Rutherford.

 

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

  • 9:00 am — Nick Flynn: “Bewilderment: Accessing the Unknown”
  • 1:30 pm — Lan Samantha Chang, “What is a Short Story? Structure and ‘The Things They Carried’ by Tim O’Brien.”
  • 2:45 pm – Paul Lisicky, “Prose Collage,” a participatory workshop.
  • 7:30 pm — Reading by Brenda Hillman and Ehud Havazelet, Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville.

 

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

  • 9:00 am — Claudia Rankine lecture: “The End of the Line”
  • 1:30 pm — Ron Carlson lecture: “The Writer’s Benevolent Ally: Doubt”
  • 7:00 pm — Reading by Mark Doty and Ann Packer, Napa Valley Opera House, Napa. Wine reception hosted by Saintsbury Winery.

 

Thursday, July 31, 2008

  • 9:00 am — Brenda Hillman: “Reportorial Poetry: Bringing Poetic, Spiritual and Political Activism Together”
  • 1:30 pm — Ehud Havazelet. “Alfred Hitchcock’s _Psycho_ and Point of View”