The 39th Annual Writers Week

Writers Week is the longest-running, free literary event in California and regularly attracts seasoned authors and those just beginning their careers.

Venue: CHASS Interdisciplinary Building, South

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Parking: Complimentary permits available at the Kiosk.

Information: (951) 827-3245,  |


Feb 2 Tuesday
10:00 am Opening Keynote: Cory Doctorow
Poetry, curated by Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States
12:30 pm Alumni Reading:
David Campos
Angela Peñaredondo
Kenji Liu
2:00-3:30 pm Brenda Cárdenas
Matt Lippmann
Harmony Holiday
4:00-5:30 pm Amy Uyematsu
Willie Perdomo
Gabrielle Calvocoressi
5:30-7:00 pm Reception
7:00-8:30 pm Li-Young Lee
Barbara Jane Reyes
Juan Felipe Herrera

Feb 3
10:00 am Workshop: Dinah Lenney
12:30 pm Stephen Minot Reading: Dinah Lenney
1:30 pm Colin Dickey
2:30 pm Carolina De Robertis
3:30 pm Darryl Pinckney
5:00 pm Daniel José Older
7:30 pm Keynote: Walter Mosley

Feb 4
12:30 pm Stephanie Hammer
1:30 pm Piotr Florczyk
2:30 pm Karolina Waclawiak
3:30 pm Parnaz Foroutan
4:30 pm Viet Thanh Nguyen
6:30 pm Lifetime Achievement Award: John Rechy

Conversations at the Culver

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Bringing authors and readers together, join the Inlandia Institute every other month as we present an acclaimed author in an intimate reading & conversation.

January 29, 2016 7pm-8:30

UCR Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts

3634 Main St. Riverside, CA 92501

Admission is Free