Sunday, Dec. 22

<strong>A Winter's Tale: A One-Day Writing & Meditation Workshop,</strong> 10 a.m. Fee $95 (some scholarships available). For all the details, contact Clara Rosemarda, 579-2081 or

Wednesday, Dec. 24

<strong>Dine with Local Authors, </strong>6 p.m., Redwood Cafe, 8240 Redwood Hwy, Cotati. Call, 889-3419 or email for more info.

Saturday, Dec. 28

<strong>Jabez Churchill and Linda Jay Geldens, Redwood Writers' monthly Open Mic,</strong> 2 p.m., SoCo Coffee, 1015 4th St, Santa Rosa. More information,

<em>To submit book events for consideration in this column, contact Sara Peyton at at least three weeks in advance of the event. </em>