Writers' Day 2018

July 27, 2018 @ 8:00AM — 9:00PM

A day of writing workshops with Adriana Trigiani, Joan Donaldson, RJ Harris, Rita Quillen, and Eugene Wolf

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Box Lunch

Last Day Available!

Pre-purchase required for box lunch delivery


General Registration

Available For 8 More Days!

Includes full day of workshops and the evening Words & Music program


Student (MUST show ID at registration)

Available For 8 More Days!

elow is detailed workshop, box lunch, and Words & Music info. Please read through for all the details before you purchase your tickets.



This year we are offering the option of a box lunch delivered to the workshop location. Pre-purchase 2 weeks prior to the workshop is required for this, so order early! Options for lunch are as follows:

  • Homemade chicken salad on Fresh Baked Croissant
  • Ham & Cheese on wheat
  • Seasoned Roast beef & Cheese on wheat
  • Turkey & Swiss on wheat
  • Local Farm Fresh Vegetables on wheat
  • Chef Charles' Pimento Cheese on wheat
After you purchase, you'll be directed to a form to fill out to select your lunch order.

Words & Music
In the evening, all Writers' Day participants are invited to join us for An Evening of Words & Music, which is included in your workshop ticket purchase. This evening features the locally popular Wolf Hills Jazz Quartet, and Writers' Day authors; Rita Quillen, Rj Harris, Joan Donaldson, and Eugene Wolf. The band will provide jazz interludes for readings and performances by our authors throughout their set. Heartwood's Brew Bar Bites, treats and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event. Join us for this popular capstone event for Writers' Day.

Wolf Hills Jazz Quartet

Ed Davis: Bass

Ernie Braganza: Guitar

Joe Pendergast: Drums

Tom Peterson: Saxophones

They have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WolfHillsJazz/

Location: Heartwood

Date: Friday, July 27, 2018

Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm, event from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Event Location

Virginia Highlands Community College
100 VHCC Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24210

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