SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY | February 8th

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tell Your Story Better Critique Workshop | Catharine Bramkamp

Additional $40 fee. Location: Nevada City

*Address will be communicated after ticket purchase and prior to the event.

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Story Structure: How to Keep Your Plot from Unraveling | Jennieke Cohen

THURSDAY | February 9th

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Learning, Writing, Publishing: Academic Avenues and Ways to Work in Writing | Iven Lourie 

Free Zoom link https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84480912498

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Lost and Found | Kim Bateman

Free Zoom link https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84480912498


FRIDAY | February 10th

In-person, on-campus events:
Please mask indoors.
Parking is free.

9:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. | Room W-110

Standing Guard: From Concept to Creation | Rebecca Gregg & Tom Fillebrown

10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. | Room W-110

How to Create Characters Who Are Different from You and Get It Right | C.S. Lakin

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Room W-110

Writing Our Inner and Outer Landscapes | C.E. Shue

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

“Those Winter Sundays”: Tackling Difficult Topics in Poetry | Paul Tran

To view this online event at the Rocklin campus, go to the library building, room LRC-201.

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Japanese Incarceration Poetry Reading and Discussion | Christine Kitano

To view this online event at the Rocklin campus, go to the library building, room LRC-201.

SATURDAY | February 11th | (NCC) Nevada County Campus

In-person, on-campus events:
Please mask indoors.
Parking is free.

9:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. | Multipurpose Center N-12

The Cold Canyon Fire Journals: Green Shoots and Silver Linings in the Ashes | Robin Lee Carlson

10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. | Multipurpose Center N-12

Storytelling and Indigenous Futurism | Rose Soza War Soldier

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Center N-12

Campus Time Travel Tour & Short Writing | Lisa Redfern

A short stroll across campus with history and site-inspired writing prompts.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Deep Listening & Storytelling

SPECIAL GUEST: Maxine Hong Kingston with Kathleen Taylor

To view this online event at the Nevada County Campus, go to the multipurpose center, N12.

THURSDAY | Feb. 16th

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Stories of the High Sierra | Kim Stanley Robinson with Joe Medeiros

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“Do the Research, Tell the Story”:  The Nuts-and-Bolts and the Value of Historical Nonfiction Storytelling: A Conversation with author Gary Noy and Sierra Writers Conference Organizer Lynette Vrooman.

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