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Northwest Bookfest to draw nearly 100 writers to Kirkland Nov. 2-3
The annual Northwest Bookfest will draw nearly 100 writers to Kirkland on Nov. 2-3.
The festival will also feature publishing and ebook professionals, marketing experts, and 70 workshops about writing, books and e-publishing.
The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2-3 at the Northwest University, 5520 108th Ave., Kirkland.
The cost is a flat fee of $99 for two days of unlimited workshops on the theme of “navigating the digital age.”
A total of 18 free presentations are also open to the public on topics ranging from historical fiction and mysteries to children’s literature and science fiction. For a complete schedule of presenters, visit nwbookfest.com.
Also, from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 2, attendees can enjoy Wine & Words, a fun and creative evening of authors, appetizers and wine at three Kirkland locations:
• The Killer Poet Jazz Band will present an adults-only performance at Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. The event is presented by Michael Schein with Kenny “The Wheel of Life” Mandell (saxophone and flute) and Don “Otis” Berman (percussion).
• Romance, erotica and erotic poetry: Jennifer D. Munro, Lauren Dane, Alexis Morgan. Location: Milagro Cantina, 148 Lake St. South.
• Seattle7Writers: Deb Caletti, Garth Stein, Erica Bauermeister, Kevin O’Brien and Jennie Shortridge, moderated by William Kenower. Location: Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St.
Register for Northwest Bookfest online at nwbookfest.com.
The event is sponsored by the city of Kirkland, EDK Distributors, Book Publishers Network, Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace.