Jean Hegland is a sought-after master of literature. The acclaimed author and professor of creative writing at Santa Rosa Junior College is best known for her debut novel, Into the Forest, which has been translated into a dozen languages and is now a major motion picture. This week, she appears as part of Healdsburg Literary Guild’s ongoing Luminarias series, which combines literary giants with wine and delicious bites in an intimate, inspiring setting. Hegland talks about her four novels and other works with award-winning North Bay journalist Ray Holley on Thursday, Nov. 10, at Healdsburg Shed, 25 North St., Healdsburg. 7pm. $15. 707.431.7433.