Join us for a word wending take-over of the new state-of-the-art Center building in this highly anticipated literary event featuring visiting and local writers. Enjoy themed cocktails, appetizers, and a duo of readers in each sumptuous room of the new Center building. Participating writers include Paolo Bacigalupi, Sandy Fails, Alissa Johnson, Anna Fenerty, Steven Cole Hughes, Stephanie Maltrich, Molly Murfee, Arvin Ram, Mark Reaman, David Rothman, Leath Tonino, and other incredible authors. Readings in fiction, essay, poetry, sci-fi, and nature writing, along with historic passages from some of the earliest newspapers in the Valley. With prizes. Space is limited, book ahead to avoid disappointment. Includes many drinks + heavy apps Comrade discount applies. $40 early bird, $45 at the door.