We are almost there, folks! In order to our friends of Alaska Book Week better prepared, we have listed the events for Friday and Saturday. We hope to see you all at the Great Alaska Book Fair this Saturday!
FRIDAY OCTOBER 10, 2014
KENAI PENINSULA COLLEGE
Friday, October 10, 7pm, Kenai Peninsula College McLain Commons: Reading and Talk by Don Rearden and Deb Vanasse
Friday, October 10, Barnes and Noble, 6:00-9:00 pm Joe King, Great Alaska Pizza Box Craft Book We apologize for posting this event late. If you notice any event that is missing or out of place, please let the Alaska Book Week coordinator know.
Friday, Oct. 10, 11am-3 pm, Fred Meyer, Wasilla: Author Signing by Bonnye Matthews (Kiti’s Story, 75,000 BC, Manak-na’s Story, 75,000 BC, Zaminmolo’s Story, 35,000 BC)
SATURDAY OCTOBER 11, 2014
The Great Alaska Book Fair!
Saturday, October 11, 10am-5pm, Loussac Library (Lower Level)--THE GREAT ALASKA BOOK FAIR
The Great Alaska Book Fair caps off this year's Alaska Book Week! Come by and meet your favorite Alaskan authors! A special thanks to Brooke Hartman, the Alaska Writer's Guild, and Loussac Library for organizing this event. This year's participants include:
Carey Cossaboom, Bill Richardson, Lynne Curry, Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan, David G. Brown, Brendan R. Van Valkenburgh, Vered Mares, Donna Mack, Bill Howell, Michael Reidell, Shirley Schneider, Andy Hall, Patricia Watts, Becky Saleeby, Glen Klinkhart, Tam Linsey, Tetiana Brooks, Pam Flowers, David Jensen, Basil Sands, Warren Troy, Ron Walden, Mary Durham, Alana Terry, Jim Lanier, Steven Levi, Evan Swensen, Julie Stafford, and S. E. Thomas.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2-4pm, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Road: Fairbanks Arts Association will hold a reception in celebration of Alaska Book Week. Authors and book lovers are invited to attend, discuss books, meet one other authors and readers and enjoy light refreshments.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 8:30-9:45 pm, West Valley High School: Book signing with Ray Troll, following his keynote address for the 2014 Arts in Education Conference, ThINKing about Art, sponsored by the Alaska Art Education Association.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 11 am-6 pm, Fred Meyer, Airport Way, Fairbanks: Book signing Daniel Griffin (Village of the Full Moon Curse, Sky Streak of Terror)
Saturday, Oct. 11, 11 am-3 pm, Fred Meyer, Wasilla: Author Signing by Cil Gregoire (Crystalline Aura, Anthya’s Word, Elemental Forces)
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1-3pm, Homer Bookstore will be having a book signing with Seth Kantner to celebrate the release of his new book from University of Alaska Press, Pup and Pokey.
Saturday, Oct, 11, 2-4pm, Parnassus Book, Ketchikan: Local author/illustrator signing party to celebrate Alaska Book Week featuring Evon Zerbetz: Lucky Hares and Itchy Bears, Ten Rowdy Ravens, 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!