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Seattle7Writers annual Holiday Bookfest is Saturday

Reminder: Seattle7Writers’ 7th annual Holiday Bookfest is this Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. 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’ house band The Rejections will play at the beginning of the event, followed by several author reading. 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 and 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