Authors visiting for readings | Poulsbo Reads

The North Kitsap area is home to many celebrated authors, and Liberty Bay Books, 18881 Front St., Poulsbo, has snagged quite a few of them for visits. The store is hosting several upcoming literary events.

— Gregg Olsen, author of “Envy.” Olsen will be at Hood Canal Vista Pavilion in Port Gamble Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. for this West Sound Reads! event. This is the national release of “Betrayal,” book two in his “Empty Coffin” series, and Washington State’s official selection to the National Book Festival. Olsen will be on hand to sign autographs and discuss his novels.

— Jonathan Evison,  author of “West of Here.” Meet Evison Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m., at The Loft restaurant on Front Street in Poulsbo. His new novel, “The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving,” is set in Poulsbo before the characters set off on a road trip.

— Katherine Malmo, creative non-fiction writer. Malmo will be at Liberty Bay Books on Front Street in Poulsbo Sept. 8 at 4 p.m., to discuss her latest book, “Who in this Room.” The UW graduate shares her battle with breast cancer.

— Suzanne Selfors, young adult novelist. Selfors will be at The Loft restaurant Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. to celebrate the release of her newest young adult novel, “The Sweetest Spell.” Snacks will be provided.

— Patricia Tanumiharja, cookbook author. Tanumiharja will be at the Poulsbo Farmers Market, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon to discuss her book, “The Asian Grandmother’s Cookbook: Home Cooking from Asian American Kitchens.” She’ll share some recipes.

— Sheila Roberts, local author. Roberts will be at Liberty Bay Books, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m., to celebrate the release of her newest novel, “Better Than Chocolate.” Tea and Boehms chocolates will be provided.

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