Festival Schedule

(subject to change)

Local Author Reception

Friday, October 18th
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center.
5pm-7pm, ticketed

An evening featuring 13 of our favorite local authors! Light hors d’oeuvres will be served and books will be available to purchase and have signed at the event. 


Author Readings & Presentations

Saturday, October 19th
Sisters Middle School
9:30am - 6:30pm, ticketed

A full day of author readings, presentations, and signings complete with a pop-up bookstore featuring author’s books and some of our other favorite titles. Snacks available for purchase.


1:00p-2:30p, Lunch


Oregonian Food & Drink Panel with Jon Abernathy, Sara Rishforth, and Scott Stursa, Room B

Signing Schedule

You can find festival authors at the signing tables at these times, where you can have books signed and chat with the authors. You may also be able to find authors present at the signing tables outside of these times!
10:20a - 10:50a
Jane Kirkpatrick, Greg Nokes, Chandra LeGue
11:30a - 12:00p Joe Wilkins, David Axelrod, Karen Spears Zacharias
12:40p - 1:10p Rick Steber, Kelli Estes, David Oates
3:20p - 3:50p David Joy, Megan Griswold, William Orr, Les Joslin
4:30p - 5:00p Les AuCoin, Meaghan O’Connell, Debra Gwartney
5:40p - 6:10p Molly Gloss, Bill Sullivan, Kim Stafford
6:30 - 7:00p Jon Abernathy, Sara Rishforth, Scott Stursa

Family & Community Focus

Sunday, October 20th
Paulina Springs Books
9am-4pm, all events free & open to the public
Schedule details to come!