Schedule and Timing

Though somethings will be tweaked and perhaps even swapped on this schedule, the timing and dates will all stay the same.

Make your reservations and get ready for a very fun and exciting weekend of books, wine, and writers.

Event Date: Friday September 23, 2022

5-5:30Welcome and Introductions
Announcement of Contest Winners
5:30-6:00Keynote: Chief Clarence Louie
6:00-7:00Welcome Activity For Guests/Presenters
7:00-7:30Music & Mingling
There will be a cash bar and tickets for outside guests (not registered guests) to attend the readings will be available for $15 each. Tickets must be purchased before the event as tickets are limited.

After the readings are complete you may stay and mingle.

Event Date: Saturday September 24, 2022

9:30-10:00Introductions and Wake Up!
10-11Session ONE–in Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A/B
11-12Session TWO–in Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A/B
1-2Session Three–in Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A/B
2-3Session FOUR–in Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A/B
3-4Session FIVE–in Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A
4-5session SIX–Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A
5-6session SEVEN–Merlot, Zinfandel, Salon A
7-8Time Family of Wines Wine Tasting, Salon AB
8-10Slush Pile, Salon AB

You’re welcome to stay and visit for a while after the slush pile is complete.

Blue Pencils and Pitches will be interspersed throughout the day to allow everyone a break at noon.

For the Wine Tasting, you will be able to purchase wine, but not open it until in your room or home.

A cash bar will be available for those who would like a glass of wine.


There will be vendors with tables in SALON B.

More information will be coming very soon.

Event Day Sunday September 25, 2022

If there is enough interest and prepaid tickets, then a wine tasting tour to the Oliver District Wine Village will be arranged. So, at this time, this event is pending a show of interest.