Ann Hedreen, Esther Altshul Helfgott, and Collin Tong will do a reading from Tong’s new book, Into the Storm: Journeys with Alzheimer’s, on Sunday, 3:00 pm, March 16, at Elliott Bay Book Company. A book signing will follow.
This is an anthology of stories by twenty-three writers, journalists, educators, and health practitioners from across the U.S. many of the contributing authors are from the Northwest (e.g. Rita Bresnahan, Anthony Robinson, Connie Thompson).
Other contributors include CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen (“CBS Sunday Morning”). The book’s website is www.collintong.com. Please join us for this special event.
Thursday, January 9, 2014 , Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, Seattle), 7 p.m., 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park
Friday, January 10, 2014, Secret Garden Books (Seattle), 7 p.m., 2214 NW Market St
Monday, January 13, 2014, University Bookstore (Seattle), 7 p.m., 4326 University Way NE
Author Theo Pauline Nestor reads from her new book
Writing is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (and a Guide to How You Can Too) (Simon & Schuster, $15)
Monday, 18 November 2013
Seattle Public Library, Ballard Branch
5614 22nd Ave. NW
CONTACT: Suzanne Perry, firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in writing personal narrative but not sure where to start?
Join local memoirist and teacher Theo Pauline Nestor for this 45-minute workshop in which she will lead participants through writing activities from her new book Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (and a Guide to How You Can Too). No writing experience required. Bring yourself and paper and a pen (or a laptop, if you prefer).
Theo Pauline Nestor is the author of How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed: A Memoir of Starting Over, which was selected by Kirkus Reviews as a ”2008 Top Pick for Reading Groups” and by Target as a “Breakout Book.” Her work has been published in numerous places including New York Times, The Huffington Post, Under the Sun, and Brain, Child magazine. She is a professor of memoir-writing in the University of Washington’s Continuing and Professional Education department and the founder and host of the Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat. She lives in Seattle with her family and cat.
This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale.
Friday, November 1st Doors open at 6 p.m. Program at 7 p.m.
Sunset Hill Community Club, 3003 NW 66th Street
Thirty participating writers, twelve readers and panel featuring Theo Pauline Nestor, Jennifer D. Munro, Ingrid Ricks and Joshua McNichols, moderated by Alison Krupnick.
(Three book sampler available only while supplies last).
Monday 4/22/13 7:00pm Ballard Writers Collective monthly meeting at Copper Gate