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Author Events

Timothy Egan at Bellingham High School, A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of Faith

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Bellingham High School
2020 Cornwall Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Village Books is proud to welcome Tim Egan back after a great turn as our Whatcom Reads featured author of 2019!

During a time when America, and much of Europe are increasingly secular, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author, Timothy Egan set out to reckon with his own beliefs. Prompted by his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church and in the wake of his mother’s death, Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers.

Jack Straw Writers Anthology - Group Reading!

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

The Jack Straw Writers Program was created in 1997. Each year twelve writers are selected by a curator out of dozens of applicants. The program features voice and presentation training, in-studio interviews, public readings, a published anthology, and podcasts. The 2019 Jack Straw Writers were selected by curator Kathleen Flenniken. Featured readers will include Dianne Aprile, Christianne Balk, Leanne Dunic, Sylvia Byrne Pollack, Rena Priest, and Suzanne Warren.

Excellence NW Workshop with Monique Stefens - Gratitude

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

What better way to head into the holiday season than with a workshop on Gratitude? Join Monique Stefens for this free workshop. D. Monique Stefens is an international facilitator and coach with a Masters in Adult & Higher Education (WWU), and ties in British Columbia, California and Washington. This, combined with life experience and a decade of life coaching lay the foundation for transformative conversations within interactive workshops.

2019 Literacy Breakfast featuring Nancy Pearl!

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 7:00am to 9:00am
Bellingham Technical College's Settlemyer Hall
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

The Whatcom Literacy Council will host the annual Literacy Breakfast with Nancy Pearl Thursday, November 7th from 7:00am - 9:00am at Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall. A $15 registration (available via the website will be required to reserve a seat.  This event typically sells out over a month in advance, so early registration is advised. 

Author Dinner with J. Ryan Stradal at Evolve Chocolate + Café! The Lager Queen of Minnesota - Fiction!

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us at Evolve Chocolate + Cafe for a celebration of women and beer, and a great new book! We’re hosting a meal with the author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest. Chef Christy will fashion a meal where each course is inspired by the book and we’ll have a guest brewer on hand pairing tasty beers with different elements of the story. This is truly a book-crafted meal and it’s sure to be delicious!

Larry Crawford, Kangaroo House - Fiction!

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

The mystique of the 1900’s provides the backdrop for a close knit island community located in the San Juan Islands. A fatherless youth seeks to explore the fringe beyond his sparse upbringing. Delving into the margins of lawlessness of the 1920s prohibition years offers him a way forward. The discovery of an unrighteous stronghold of Nazis though annihilated has dire consequences.

Shannon Messenger at Sehome High School, Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities #8 - Middle Grade Fiction!

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 4:00pm
Sehome High School
2700 Bill McDonald Pkwy
Bellingham, WA 98225

Calling all fans of Shannon Messenger and middle grade fantasy! Shannon Messenger is coming to Bellingham! We’re so excited to welcome her to the brand-new theater at Sehome High School.

Robert Storms, School Stories: The Funny Thing About Music

Sun, 11/10/2019 - 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

Join us in the Readings Gallery for a presentation of this updated memoir by a local veteran school teacher! School Stories is a collection of unusual experiences that covers the entire length of Storms’ 40 years as a band and choir teacher in Ferndale, teaching two schools that were rivals in every sport. The problems and their funny solutions are what make the book entertaining.


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