Schedule / Program

Our 2019 program is now live. We hope you enjoy the anticipation of all the good things to come and we will see you very soon!

Choose a day from the drop-down menu below to view times, titles, presenters, and locations. For detailed talk descriptions, please download the full program.

 

Please Note: The views, opinions, and positions expressed by SVWC speakers and attendees are the speakers’ and attendees’ own and do not necessarily reflect those of SVWC, its founders, board members, staff, or volunteers.

10:00 AM
Registration Opens

Big Tent

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Typewriter Rodeo

Upper Green

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
First Showing: the CHOIR and CONDUCTOR

Pavilion

Freida Lee Mock

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Typewriter Rodeo

Upper Green

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Second Showing: the CHOIR and CONDUCTOR

Opera House

Freida Lee Mock

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Why I Talk to Americans About Food

Field Tent

Francis Lam

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times

Limelight B

Mark Leibovich

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Browns of California

Pavilion

Miriam Pawel

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
First Novels, Magical Writers

Continental Room

Emily Ruskovich

Brando Skyhorse

Madhuri Vijay

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
No-Host Cocktail Reception

Upper Green

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The British Are Coming: The War for America

Pavilion

*All Pavilion Pass talk *Single Event Ticket talk

Rick Atkinson

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Writers & Presenters

Be Inspired.

Alice McDermott
Vendela Vida
Rick Atkinson
Strobe Talbott
Tommy Orange
Joanne B. Freeman
Robert Kagan
Martin Amis
Barry Lopez
Brando Skyhorse
Simon Rich
Jeffrey Brown
Abraham Verghese
Andrew Proctor
Emily Ruskovich
Victoria Nuland
Freida Lee Mock
Andrew Roberts
Dani Shapiro
Mitch Landrieu
Danzy Senna
Madhuri Vijay
Francis Lam
Madeline Miller
Min Jin Lee
Julie Lythcott-Haims
John Burnham Schwartz
Dave Eggers
Mark Leibovich
Naomi Shihab Nye - Photo Credit Chehalis Hegner
Naomi Shihab Nye
Ayad Akhtar
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus – Chamber Singers
Carl Hiaasen
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Miriam Pawel