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.

Introducing LUMINARIAS where World Class Literary Luminaries get local at SHED Grange.  Admission is $10.  First in the series:

January 28th, 2016 7-8:30pm.

CaptureFrances Dinkelspiel – talking from her book, Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California. The book is a page-turning romp through California wine history, the high-rolling wine collectors it created, and the true-crime that occurred in 2005 when a massive arson-ignited warehouse fire in Vallejo shook the wine world.

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Tickets can be purchased at: Healdsburg SHED: An Evening of Literature and Wine,  Tickets includes a glass of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a seat for a great literary evening. Plan to join us for this and other upcoming literary events in the series:

April 14th, 2016, Gary Soto – Latino Author and Poet

May 19th, 2016, Dana Gioia – California Poet Laureate


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

January  17th, 2016 – THIRD SUNDAY SALON

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Featured Reader – Larry Robinson is a retired ecopsychologist, former mayor of Sebastopol and ceramic artist. He is the founder and producer of Rumi’s Caravan (a spoken word poetry troupe) and an ardent advocate for the oral tradition of poetry.

Free and open to the public. Open mic sign-ups begin at 1 p.m.