Literary Lions Gala
When: 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2009
Where: Bellevue Regional Library
1111 – 110th NE, Bellevue, WA
(for directions to library)
Why: 1. Celebrate the contributions of 30 talented Northwest authors.
2. Raise awareness and funds for literacy outreach programs that help create a community of readers.
What: A rotating array of authors at your dinner table! See the list below. How can you go wrong with this crowd?
After the program, take advantage of your final opportunity to bid on items before the silent auction closes. And enjoy chocolates, coffee, and champagne while you stock up on more books and chat with the authors.
Who: Our 2009 Literary Lions!
Greg Atkinson – West Coast Cooking
Chelsea Cain – Sweetheart
Deb Caletti – The Fortunes of Indigo Skye
Dia Calhoun – Avielle of Rhia
Janet Lee Carey – Dragon’s Keep
Jo Dereske – Index to Murder
Robert Dugoni – Wrongful Death
G.M. Ford – Nameless Night
Lorie Ann Grover – Hug Hug!
Michael Gruber – The Forgery of Venus
Thor Hanson – The Inpenetrable Forest
Peg Kehret – Stolen Children
Julie Larios – Imaginary Menagerie
Kirby Larson – Hattie Big Sky
Skye Moody – Washed Up: The Curious Journeys of Flotsam and Jetsam
Cynthia Nims – Rover’s: Recipes from Seattle’s Chef in the Hat
Nancy Pearl – Book Crush: For Kids and Teens
Julia Quinn – Mr. Cavendish, I Presume
George Shannon – Rabbit’s Gift
Jennie Shortridge – Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe
Garth Stein – The Art of Racing in the Rain
Indu Sundaresan – In the Convent of Little Flowers
Susan Wiggs – Just Breathe
For more information, please contact Claire Wilkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-369-3448.