Gold Rush Stories at the Sierra Writers Conference in Grass Valley

Saturday Jan 20 2018   9:00 AM
Sierra College–Nevada County Campus  250 Sierra College Dr, Grass Valley, CA  map

Gary Noy, author of Gold Rush Stories, will give the keynote address for the Sierra Writers Conference on January 20, 2018, at the Sierra College–Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley. The conference includes a full schedule of events with professional and peer critiques and featuring small groups sessions on writing tools and techniques, marketing and publishing, and various aspects of the writing life.

Requires registration in advance. For more information on the conference or to register, click on the Sierra Writers website at or visit the Sierra College website at

Gary Noy

A Sierra Nevada native and current resident, Gary Noy taught history at Sierra College from 1987 until 2012. He founded the Sierra College Center for Sierra Nevada Studies and served as its director until his retirement. His previous titles include Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots, and Rogues (Heyday, 2014), which won the Gold Medal for Best Regional Nonfiction from the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, The Illuminated Landscape: A Sierra Nevada Anthology (Heyday, 2010), which he coedited, and Distant Horizon: Documents from the 19th Century American West (University of Nebraska Press, 1999). Visit his website at