Luminarias Gets Local
Jean Hegland Discusses Her Books

The Healdsburg Literary Guild and SHED, with help from Copperfield’s Books and Bluenose Wines, presents Jean Hegland in conversation with Ray Holley on her four books at SHED, 25 North Street, Healdsburg, on Thursday November 10, 7-8:30 PM. The admission price of $15 gets you a good seat, a glass of Bluenose Wine and a bite prepared by SHED café chef, Perry Hoffman.

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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.

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 7:00-8:30pm

Mark Matthews_01Join us at Healdsburg SHED for the next Luminarias Series presentation.  We are presenting along with Atlas Wine Co and Copperfield’s Books –

Mark Matthews – the author of an exciting new book challenging the conventional wisdom of “Terrior”.  Come listen to Professor Matthews as he speaks about his new book Terrior and Other Myths of Winegrowing.

Tickets are $15 (ticket purchase includes the talk, a glass of wine and a small bite) they are available at:



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

November 20th, 2016 – THIRD SUNDAY SALON

Terry Ehret_pic_2Terry_Ehret_book_cover_TranslationsTerry Ehret is a poet and teacher, one of the founders of the innovative Sixteen Rivers Press, a hands-on publishing collective run by and for San Francisco Bay Area Poets. She has published four collections of poetry, most recently Night Sky Journey from Kelly’s Cove Press. Literary awards include the National Poetry Series, California Book Award, Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, Nomination for the Northern California Book Reviewer’s Award, and five Pushcart Prize nominations. From 2004-2006, she served as the poet laureate of Sonoma County where she lives and teaches. Terry will be reading with fellow translators John Johnson and Nancy Morales.



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December 18th, 2016 – THIRD SUNDAY SALON

Open Mic

all poems