Thursday, September 25, 2014

More Event Updates!

Time for a few quick updates on events for Alaska Book Week! Once again, if you have not had a chance to do so, please share your event with the Alaska Book Week coordinator at You can also find a link to this email in the Share Your Event tab above.

Barnes and Noble

Here are is an updated list of events scheduled to take place at Barnes and Noble in Anchorage during Alaska Book Week. We would also like to invite you all once again to participate in Barnes and Noble's promotional event during this week. Simply mention "Alaska Book Week" at the cash register (or use promotional code # 11445905 for online purchases) from October 4-11, and a percentage of anything you buy in the store (books, coffee, you name it) will go to Alaska Book Week. We cannot thank Barnes and Noble enough for this exciting partnership! We also encourage you to check out Barnes and Noble year round for other author events.

Here is the official flyer for the Barnes and Noble promotion: Click here

Sat, Oct. 4th 4:00-7:00 pm 
Dave Atcheson, Dead Reckoning
Sun, Oct. 5th 1:00-3:00 pm 
Deb Vanasse & Seth Kantner with Beth Hill, Cold Spell & Pup & Pokey
Wed, Oct. 8th 6:00-8:00 pm
Glen Klinkhart, Finding Bethany
Thurs, Oct. 9th 6:00-9:00 pm 
Dave Costello, Flying Off Everest

Fri, Oct 10th 6:00-9:00 pm 
Joe King, Great Alaska Pizza Box Craft Book

Sun, Oct. 12th 1:00-4:00 pm 
Archana Mishra, The Fortunate Child

New State Events

Parnassus Books--Ketchikan, AK (October 11, 2:00-4:00 pm)

Parnassus Books is having a local author/illustrator signing party to celebrate Alaska Book Week on Saturday, October 11 from 2-4 pm featuring Evon Zerbetz: "Lucky Hares and Itchy Bears," "Ten Rowdy Raven's," and others; Biz Robbins: "Life Jacket: A Memoir of A Float Camp Teacher"; and LaDonna Rose Gunderse: "My Tiny Alaskan Oven" and others. There will be snacks and door prizes too!

Gulliver's Books--Fairbanks, AK (October 9, 5:30-7:30 pm)

For the 2014 Alaska Book Week, Gulliver's Books will be hosting a joint author event on Thursday, October 9 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. They will be hosting four local Alaskan authors for a joint book signing/reading. The four authors attending are as follows:

Ron Smith, How Not To Die Hunting In Alaska
Ray Bonnell, Interior Sketches
Priscilla Delga, Cold Water
Nicole O’Donnell, Steam Laundry

Each author will have 20-30 minutes to read from their selected book and/or give a small presentation about it. After all authors have presented there will be time for people to get their books signed, enjoy refreshments, and ask questions.


You may have noticed a new addition to the Alaska Book Week website. If you would like to order ABW bookmarks, please click on the link in the top right.

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