Full schedule of all authors, poets and other literary events.
All stage events run between 10 am and 5 pm.
Between each group will be Bob Ryman the Fiddle Virtuoso in
the morning and singer/songwriter Tim Lamar in the afternoon.
Raymond Powers will provide music on the grass throughout the afternoon.
10 a.m. - Five Authors Read Excerpts From Their Latest Book
• SJ Woolf
• Suzanne Landry
• Kevin McKenna
• Angi Ma Wong
• Cynthia Daddona
11 a.m. - "Creative Team Building Workshop” with Gai Jones, renown theater director. All ages participate together on stage and some characters from her current production of The Wizard of Oz will be there to meet and greet participants. Wear red shoes for special surprise. Sponsored by Ojai Academy For the Arts.
Noon - Five Authors Read Excerpts From Their Latest Book
• Reba Merrill
• John Aaron
• Tammy Bleck
• Kevin Wallace
• Ayn Cates Sullivan
1 p.m. - Distinguished Poets Discussion and Readings
• Perie Longo, former Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara
• Phil Taggart, a leading poet and poetry event organizer
• Chryss Yost, the recently named new Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara
• Shelly Savren, award-winning poet and professor of English
1:45 p.m. - Winners of VCWC Poetry Contest Read Winning Poems
2 p.m. - Four Poets - Open To All Varieties - 5 Minutes Each
• akka b
• Will Reilly
• Mary Rummel
• Christina Pages
2:30 p.m. - "Travel Essays on Paris" by Women Writers - sponsored by Ojai Writers Conference & Workshops and Global Writing Adventures
2:45 p.m. - Reading of K" Sponsored by Krishnamurti Foundation of America
3 p.m. - Five Authors Read Excerpts From Their New Works
• Layne Wong
• Issac Ho
• Jeff McElroy
• Christina Pages
• Lisa Berman
4 p.m. - "I Sing Walt Whitman! " with actor/playwright John Slade, a special performance drawing on Whitman’s material about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, and events happening during the month of April.