EVENTS for Writer in a Life Vest

Upcoming – 2022

May 12, 7:00 PM Third Place Books: Lake Forest Park, WA

Third Place Books welcomes the return of Iris Graville—Washington State Ferries’ first Writer-in-Residence and author of Hiking Naked—to our store at Lake Forest Park. Graville will be discussing her most recent book, Writer in a Life Vest: Essays from the Salish Sea, a collection of essays that sails between Orca whales, climate change, the WSF system, and turn a discerning eye upon the fragility of the very sea around us.

David B. Williams, author of Homewaters

Joining Graville in conversation is Seattle historian David B. Williams, author of Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound and the popular guidebook Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in advance.

Copies of Writer in a Life Vest will be available for purchase at the store. This event will include a public signing and time for audience Q&A. Sustain our author series by purchasing a copy of the featured book! Click here for more about COVID-19 policies for in-person events.

May 25, 7:00 PM San Juan Island Library VIRTUAL EVENT. To attend, email sbenson@sjlib.org.

June 3, Orcas Island Lit Fest, LitWalk: Eastsound, WA

Previous Events – Bookstores/libraries that have hosted events likely have copies of Writer in a Life Vest in stock – and they might be signed!

March

March 24, 5:30 pm Book Launch at Lopez Island Library: Lopez Island, WA.

Recording of Launch Event – For those who couldn’t attend the debut of the book at Lopez Island Library, you can watch and listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Gmw5Q1o1M.

March 22, 3:00 pm Book Signing at Lopez Bookshop: Lopez Island, WA

Books signed by the author available at Lopez Bookshop.

April

April 21, 6:00 PM Orcas Island Library: Eastsound, WA

Tom Rawson

Iris read excerpts from Writer in a Life Vest and was joined by special guest, singer/songwriter Tom Rawson. Recorded event to be available soon on the Orcas Library YouTube Channel.

April 9, 7:00 PM Village Books Literature Live Events: Bellingham, WA

4/10/22: Books signed by the author available at Village Books in Fairhaven.

April 2, 4:00 PM Browsers Bookshop: Olympia, WA

Books signed by the author available at Browsers.

Past Events for Hiking Naked

Bookstores/libraries that have hosted events likely have copies of Hiking Naked in stock – and they might be signed!

 

 

 

 

 

 
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