BRAISE Contemporary Southern - On site restaurant. Braise serves an unforgettable breakfast buffet with everything from mouthwatering grits to bacon and sausage.
Group A - Board Buses
Hotel Parking Lot - Begin boarding buses at 6:45 am. Buses depart promptly at 7:00 am. Expect a 45 to 50 minute trip to Sirchie in Youngsville.
Hotel class participants will board buses at 11 a.m. and head to Sirchie for lunch. Sirchie class participants will eat lunch at 11 a.m. and board buses at 11:50 a.m. for the trip to afternoon classes at the hotel.
Return to Hotel - Begin boarding buses at 3:50 pm. Expect a 45 to 50 minute trip to the Marriott in Raleigh. Dinner is on your own.
Reception, Cash Bar, Lots of Mouth-Watering Hors d'oeuvres, and AFTER MIDNIGHT book launch!
Meet and mingle, cash bar, and tasty hors d'oeuvres. The WPA bookstore will be open. Reception and book launch hosted by Level Best Books and Sirchie. Auction with Tami Hoag concludes this special event.
Reception menu includes:
Prosciutto, Genoa Salami, Pepperoni, Country Olive Blend, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red Peppers, Marinated Grilled Vegetables and Mushrooms,
Mozzarella & Provolone Cheese with Italian Bread
Traditional Hummus with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Olive Tapenade, Roasted Tomatoes, Basil Pesto and Toasted Pita Points
Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display
Fresh Fruit served with Vanilla Greek Yogurt
Artichoke and Spinach Dip
A Warm Rich Mixture of Spinach, Mozzarella Cheese and Artichoke Hearts served with Sliced French Bread, Assorted Crackers, and Tortilla Chips
Freshly Baked Cookies
Fresh Brewed Regular/Decaf Coffee and Assorted English Teas
*Reception hosted and sponsored by Level Best Books and SIRCHIE
Jill Hendrix, Owner
Fiction Addiction is the host book store for the WPA. They will be accepting preorders for books in advance of the event.
Fiction Addiction is Greenville, SC's oldest independent bookstore. It was founded in 2001 by owner Jill Hendrix. The store carries books and gift items for adults and children and has a robust author events program.