If you are looking to mix it up and rub shoulders with local literary luminaries, this weekend has an excellent opportunity just a ferry ride away. Seattle Public Library is hosting the Washington State Book Awards ceremony Saturday, October 10th at 7p.m. Kitsap will be represented; among the finalists are Jennifer Mann, Greg Atkinson and George Shannon of Bainbridge Island.
The Washington State book award is given annually in recognition of notable books by Washington State authors written in the previous year. Categories include fiction, poetry, non-fiction/history, biography/ memoir as well as book for children and teens. Learn more about the event or dig into the full list of current and past finalists.