Local Author Events

Eagle Harbor Books February Author Events

Tuesday, February 7, 5 PM
Award-winning author Shaun David Hutchinson comes from Florida to talk about his new book At the Edge of the Universe. He will be joined by Seattle author Mindi Scott for a lively conversation about writing, teen stories, and other topics!

Thursday, February 9, at 7:30 PM
Seattle novelist Laurie Frankel (Atlas of Love, Goodbye for Now) to talk about her moving new book, This is How It Always Is.  Bainbridge Island author Lynn Brunelle will join Frankel up front on for a lively conversation about the book, writing, and more.

Saturday, February 11, 12 PM
Bainbridge Islanders Margaret and Raymond Chang will do a special story time of an ancient folk tale, The Fighting Cricket. The version Margaret and Raymond created for this book focuses on elements common in Chinese folklore -- magical transformation and family loyalty.

Sunday, February 12, 3 PM
Retired NY ad man and artist Bill Hemp presents his Bainbridge Island A to Z Sketch Book, published by the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

Thursday, February 16, 7 PM
Writer, conservationist, sailor, and educator Jonathan White will discuss his new book Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean. White, who lives in the San Juan Islands, takes readers on a journey of discovery around the globe to witness the largest, fastest, scariest, and most amazing tides in the world.

Sunday, February 19, 3 PM
Seattle author Isaac Marion presents The Burning World, the sequel to Warm Bodies, his 2010 NYT bestseller. Warm Bodies captured hearts worldwide, inspiring a major motion picture, and cult fandom. Now R the reluctant zombie continues his journey in this much-anticipated sequel. 

Sunday, February 26, 3 PM
Bainbridge Island resident Marcia Aldrich, editor of Waveform: Twenty-first-Century Essays by Women, talks with one of her contributors, writer and teacher Brenda Miller from Bellingham. Waveform celebrates the role of women essayists in contemporary literature. 

All events are free and open to   the  public , and held at our bookstore, 157 Winslow Way E. Please note that with our new winter hours, some of our Thursday evening events are at different times. 

For further information, or to request an author interview, please contact Victoria (Events Manager) or Emma (assistant) at 206-842-5332. 

Elliott Bay Books Author Readings & Events

An average of ten times a week we are proud to present author readings and events in the intimate yet casual setting of our reading room, a book-lined room that accommodates small and large audiences alike. Readings are generally free of charge and seating is on a first-come, first serve basis. A question and answer period and author signings often follow these readings.In addition to here online, a printed monthly schedule of events is available free in the store. 

To see our February schedule of events, click here. A printed monthly schedule of events is also available free in the store. 

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Wednesday, February 22, 7:30 PM

SAL PRESENTS: Women You Need to Know: Roxane Gay

Co-Presented by Hedgebrook, The Seattle Times. Sponsored by Women's Funding Alliance  

"I think we know things about what it's like to be a woman in the world and that common bond really is a strength." Roxane Gay chats with NPR's Audie Cornish about her new collection of short stories, Difficult Women

Listen here. Tickets are going fast for our event with Roxane Gay on February 22. Purchase yours here

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