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Seattle7Writers’ 7th annual Holiday Bookfest at Phinney Center on Nov. 19

Get this on your calendars now: Seattle7Writers’ is celebrating its 7th annual Holiday Bookfest at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. Twenty-five local authors will sign their books, provide home-made treats and give readings to raise money for the PNA and the Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas, which provides free tutoring and writing help for students.

Seattle7Writers supports a variety of local literacy efforts with the motto “Read Local.”

The event will begin with a short set by The Rejections, Seattle7Writers’ house band. Phinney Books will be selling authors’ books. Seattle7Writers also will be collecting donations of gently used books for their Pocket Library program. Donate three or more books and receive a free Seattle7Writers tote bag.

Participating authors:
Terry Brooks
Jim Lynch
Tim Egan
Deb Caletti
Lynn Brunelle
Garth Stein
Susan Wiggs
Kevin O’Brien
Erica Bauermeister
Sean Beaudoin
Laurie Frankel
Robert Dugoni
Brent Hartinger
Carol Cassella
Boyd Morrison
Megan Chance
Donna Miscolta
Ed Skoog
Kathleen Alcala
Mike Lawson
Steven Arntson
Dori Hillestad Butler
Bharti Kirchner
Clare Meeker
David B. Williams

Performance/Reading schedule:

  • 3-3:20 p.m.: The Rejections and Trailing Spouses
  • 3:30 p.m.: Lynn Brunelle
  • 3:45 p.m.: Kathleen Alcala
  • 4 p.m.: Sean Beaudoin
  • 4:15 p.m.: Jim Lynch
  • 4:30 p.m.: Megan Chance
  • 4:45 p.m. Steve Arntson