Sonoma County Book Festival 2013

Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Santa Rosa Junior College Campus: Bertolini Student Center, Doyle Library and Student Quad

For a map of the festival: SoCoBkFest MAP

Visit the Redwood Writers Exhibit and Information Tables!

Enjoy Our Programs:

Redwood Writers Academy, Chair, Amanda McTigue

The Redwood Writers Branch of the California Writers Club presents a series of short – fun – FREE workshops for writers and readers alike. 
Click here for a great flyer: RWAcademy

10:30 am – Getting the Word Out: Twitter with Frances Caballo

11:15 am – Publishing Options with Catherine Bramkamp

1:00 pm – Telling Your Story with Fran Claggett

1:45 pm – Honing your Craft Across All Genres with Ana Manwaring

2:30 pm – Writing for Children with Natasha Yim

3:15 pm – The Best Grammar Workshop Ever with Arlene Miller

Redwood Writers Readers Circle, Chair, Ana Manwaring

Readers Circle Schedule

10:00-10:35 The Sitting Room, MC  J.J. Wilson

Reading from When I was a child, I read… Sharon Bard, Abby Bogomolny, Ellen O’Connor, Arlene Mandell, Farrell Winter, Jan Kusick, Jean Wong

10:40-11:10  Foot Notes, MC  Margaret Caminsky-Shapiro

Readers: Margaret Caminsky-Shapiro, Helen Thomson, Ronni Sullivan, Harriett Wiley, Beatrice Tocher, Lisa Young, Karen Jacobsen, Nancy Fleming, Sandra Nicholls, Regina Ramos-Hooker

11:15-11:40 Napa Valley Writers,  MC  Amber Lea Starfire

Readers: Amber Lea Starfire, memoir; Robert Nathan Winters, fiction; Patsy Ann Taylor, flash fiction; Susan Imboden, non-fiction; Steve Bakalyar, poetry; Georg Gerstenfeld, humorous fiction

11:45-12:25  Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the ‘60s & 70s,  MC Kate Farrell, Amber Lea Starfire, Linda Joy Myers

Readers: Ana Manwaring, Osha Belle Hayden, Julie Ann Schrader, Jasmine Belén

12:30-12:55  Fantastical and Scientifical Fiction,  MC Ann Wilkes

Readers: Ann Wilkes, Ethel Mays, Michelle Murrain

1:00-1:30  Children’s Lit,  MC Sandy Baker 

Readers:  Tami Casias,  Jeanne Jusaitis,  Charles Markee,  Helen Sedwick,  Sandy Baker

1:30-2:30  Beyond Boundaries,  MC Patsy Ann Taylor

Readers: Ana Manwaring, Mark Pavlichek, Nina Tepedino, Abby Bogomolny, Juanita Martin, Jasmine Belén    Check Out Flyer

2:35-3:00  Small Press New Releases, MC Jeanne Miller

Readers:  JC Miller, Vacation; p.s. foley, West Newport Blues; Susana Solomon, Point Reyes Sheriff’s Calls; Jean Ryan, Survival Skills: Stories

3:05-3:25  (Women’s Nat’ll Book Assn) WNBA,  MC Kate Farrell

Readers: Linda Reid, Something in Stone; Rayme Waters, The Angel’s Share           

3:30-4:00  Open Mike,  MC David Ramirez
Closing: Robbi Sommers Bryant