The Guild is currently seeking individuals in the community who are interested in the literary arts to consider joining our Board. If you would like to discuss our Board activities and a position, please e-mail us at, or come to a Sunday Salon gathering and talk to one of our current Board members.


Download a flyer for this event


Bean Affair Coffee Shop, 1270 Healdsburg Avenue—1:30–3:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

June 19th, 2016 – THIRD SUNDAY SALON

13010248_10154098348777528_1388660132_oA.L.Whyte is a local performer, director and playwright. He has performed in movies, commercials, industrials, street theatre as well as onstage: most recently in ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ and ‘The Complete Works of Shakespeare; Abridged’ here in Sonoma County. He has performed with professional organizations like: 12910341_10154051474207528_452562497_nUniversal Studios, Nickelodeon, The Royal Shakespeare Company, ILM, Apple Computer and more. His first sci-fi novel, The Children of the Stars, was published in January 2016.




July 17th, 2016 – THIRD SUNDAY SALON

12899969_10154051468747528_1183868578_nBecause he loves to, Russ Messing has been writing for much of his one wild and loving life.  He has written mainly for himself – journals, stories, and poetry – and has self-published two books of haiku – one haiku a day for two different years.  He was a high school Spanish teacher in St. Louis and is the co-founder of Synergy School (K-8) in San Francisco.  He is a psychologist, makes award winning olive oil, and lives in a small slice of heaven outside of Healdsburg, CA.  He will be reading from his new bMidnight's_breathing_coverook of poetry Midnight’s Breathing.