Readings & lectures (2013)

Below is the 2013 schedule of readings and lectures.

Reading Schedule

Sunday, 28 July 2013
Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus, 1088 College Ave., St. Helena
Reading at 7:30 p.m.

  • Major Jackson
  • Peter Ho Davies

Monday, 29 July 2013
Beringer Vineyards, 2000 Main St., St. Helena
Wine reception at 7:o0 p.m., reading at 7:30

  • Linda Gregerson
  • Lan Samantha Chang

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Robert Mondavi Winery, 7801 St. Helena Highway (Highway 29), Oakville
Wine reception at 7:00 p.m., reading at 7:30

  • Camille Dungy
  • Christopher Tilghman

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Educational Center for the Performing Arts, Napa Valley College Main Campus, Napa
Wine reception at 6:30 p.m., reading at 7

  • Jane Hirshfield
  • Yiyun Li

 

Lecture Schedule

Lecture titles will be added as they are received. All lectures take place at the Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus, 1088 College Ave., St. Helena.

Monday, 29 July 2013

  • Poetry — 9–10 a.m.: Camille Dungy, “Repetition, Repetition, Another Repetition, and Reward”
  • Fiction — 1:30–2:30 p.m.: Christopher Tilghman, “Who Sees and Who Speaks”

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

  • Poetry — 9–10 a.m.: Jane Hirshfield, “Poetry Is A Kind of Lying, Or, Tell All The Truth But Tell It Slant”
  • Fiction — 1:30–2:30 p.m.: Yiyun Li, “Rx for a Story Worth the Telling”

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

  • Poetry — 9–10 a.m.: Major Jackson, “Thinking Inside the Poem”
  • Fiction — 1:30–2:30 p.m. — Peter Ho Davies, “On Historical Fiction”

Thursday, 1 August 2013

  • Poetry — 9–10 a.m.: Linda Gregerson, “The Girl in the Tree: Metamorphosis and the Contemporary Lyric”
  • Fiction — 1:30–2:30 p.m.: Lan Samantha Chang, “The Art of Storytelling: A Discussion of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby
  • Participant Reading — 2:45-4:15 p.m. (Free and open to the public)