Cruising Boat Electrical Basics Workshop

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA, United States

Learn the practical and inspirational aspects of offshore cruising from master voyager John Neal, technical guru Mike Beemer, and others.Self-sufficiency at sea is truly the key to successful cruising. The more you can fix on your boat yourself, the longer you’re likely to stay out cruising. If you are a cruiser who wants to gain…

Poetry Workshop: Writing in Forms and Free Verse

Village Books and Paper Dreams 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA, United States

An interactive writing workshop with local poet Linda Conroy.Have you wondered if you should write free or formal verse poetry, and been unsure of what makes each style effective? In this workshop you will learn the appeal and satisfaction, as well as the challenges, of each and try your hand at writing and enjoying the…

Dr. Linda Eckert, Enough: Because We Can Stop Cervical Cancer

Village Books and Paper Dreams 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA, United States

Join us in welcoming Dr. Linda Eckert to the Readings Gallery as she shares her book Enough: Because We Can Stop Cervical Cancer.About the bookCervical cancer kills almost 350,000 women each year. What's more horrifying is that millions have died of this disease that's nearly 100% preventable. It's no secret that healthcare is full of…

Cozy Con West

Third Place Books 5041 Wilson Ave S, Seattle, WA, United States

Join us for a Sunday afternoon of all things cozy mystery!Third Place Books, the Third Place Commons, and Kensington Books are proud to present Cozy Con West, a gathering for all things cozy mystery! 15 authors join us for a casual Sunday afternoon of games, signings, panels, author speed dating, and snacks. Each guest will…

Anastacia-Renée, Here in the (Middle) of Nowhere – POETRY FEST!

Village Books and Paper Dreams 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA, United States

Celebrate Poetry Fest at Village Books! Anastacia-Renée has come out with another excellent book of poetry.In Here in the (Middle) of Nowhere, a bold hybrid collection of poetry, flash fiction, and Afrofuturism sci-fi, the award-winning interdisciplinary writer and author of Side Notes from the Archivist, Anastacia-Renée, explores what happens when god is a Black woman…

Steve Almond presents ‘Truth Is the Arrow, Mercy Is the Bow’

Third Place Books 5041 Wilson Ave S, Seattle, WA, United States

Based on three decades of writing, failing, and trying again.Third Place Books welcomes Steve Almond to our Lake Forest Park store! Almond will be discussing his new book on the craft of writing, Truth Is the Arrow, Mercy Is the Bow: A DIY Manual for the Construction of Stories, based on three decades of writing,…

An Evening with Poets

Village Books and Paper Dreams 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA, United States

Readings and discussion with local poets Jennifer Bullis, Jeremy Voigt, Linda Conroy and Ryler Dustin.

Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe presents ‘Thunder Song: Essays’

Third Place Books 5041 Wilson Ave S, Seattle, WA, United States

A razor-sharp, clear-eyed collection of essays on what it means to be a proudly queer indigenous woman in the United States today.Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome back local author, artist, punk, and poet Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe to our Lake Forest Park store! LaPointe returns to discuss her new collection of essays, Thunder Song.…

Poetry Workshop: How to Write a Poem About Rock with Luther Allen

Village Books and Paper Dreams 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA, United States

An interactive writing workshop with local poet Luther Allen.How to Write a Poem About a Rock (and Everything Else) A generative workshop for ages 10 to 110, for people who have never written a poem before or people with an MFA. We will explore your sharpened conscious and subconscious (!) minds to find a poem…

Margaret Juhae Lee presents ‘Starry Field: A Memoir of Lost History’

Third Place Books 5041 Wilson Ave S, Seattle, WA, United States

Weaving together the stories of Margaret’s family against the backdrop of Korea’s tumultuous modern historyThird Place Books is thrilled to welcome Margaret Juhae Lee to our Ravenna store! Juhae Lee will discuss her new memoir, Starry Field: A Memoir of Lost History, a book that weaves together the stories of Margaret’s family against the backdrop…

Mary Lou Kayser, The Far Unlit Unknown

Village Books and Paper Dreams 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA, United States

Join us in the Readings Gallery to celebrate this wonderful poetry collection!About the bookA profound collection of poems delving into human experiences—love, grief, growth, and resilience. It guides through life's transitions, offering insights into self-discovery and authenticity. This book is a companion for navigating the uncharted territories of existence, fostering awareness, understanding, and compassion in…

Kevin Craft and Jessica Fisher — ‘Traverse’ and ‘Daywork: Poems’

Third Place Books 5041 Wilson Ave S, Seattle, WA, United States

An evening of poetry at Ravenna!Third Place Books is delighted to welcome Kevin Craft and Jessica Fisher to our Ravenna store for an evening of poetry! Craft and Fisher will be presenting their new collections of poetry, Traverse and Daywork. This event is free and open to the public.For important updates, registration is highly recommended…