Readings & lectures (2009)

 

Sunday, July 26, 2009

  • 7:30 pm — Carl Dennis & ZZ Packer reading. Courtyard, Upper Valley Campus, Napa Valley College, St. Helena

 

Monday, July 27

  • 9:00 am — David St John lecture: “American Hybrid: The Next Wave.”
  • 1:30 pm — Antonya Nelson lecture:  “What I Know So Far: Making a Short Story.”
  • 7:30 pm — Readings by Jane Hirshfield & Robert Boswell. Rubicon Estate, Rutherford

 

Tuesday, July 28

  • 9:00 am — Carl Dennis lecture: “Generosity.”
  • 1:30 pm — ZZ Packer lecture
  • 7:30 pm — Readings by Elizabeth Alexander & Peter Ho Davies, Napa Valley Opera House, Napa

 

Wednesday, July 29

  • 9:00 am — Jane Hirshfield lecture: “Poetry and Transformations.”
  • 1:30 pm — Robert Boswell lecture: “Urban Legends, Pornography, and Literary Fiction.”

 

Thursday, July 30

  • 9:00 am — Elizabeth Alexander lecture
  • 1:30 pm — Peter Ho Davies lecture: “Only Collect: The Art of the Short Story Collection.”
  • 7:30 pm — Readings by David St John and  Antonya Nelson. Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville