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Readerfest - September 9th, 2017 - Free Event! Rain or Shine!

What: Readerfest - Authors, Books, Plays, Music, COSTUMES!  Cosplay is welcome and encouraged!

When: September 9, 2017, 11 AM to 6 PM

Where: The Brig & Amphitheater at Magnuson Park in Seattle - 6344 NE 74th Street, Seattle, WA 98115

Venue Information

Who: All are welcome! There will be authors, book sellers, vendors, food trucks, a play by Last Leaf Productions, and a concert by the legendary Jim Valley! All ages, all genres, and all publishing styles are welcome!  We'll have NY Times bestselling authors and others from all around the country! Kids, teens, and other humans under 18 must be accompanied by a human over 18 at all times.

This event is FREE and open to all!

We have dozens of local and national authors coming to Seattle for Readerfest!  We have book vendors coming who sell all types of books, too!

Our Story

Readerfest is being organized by some of the most dedicated book lovers we know -- with the help of readers, writers, actors, musicians, and people like you!  We have years of experience planning events for authors and readers. We'd love to have your help! Please email us at writersweekend [at] hotmail [dot] com if you would like to pitch in!

Here is a list of some of the authors, vendors, and entertainment we have lined up so far - more to be added as we book them!

The MC

Ashley Rogers, MC
Ashley Rogers, MC

Featured Authors

Salina Yoon, Author
Salina Yoon, Author
Nisi Shawl, Author
Nisi Shawl, Author

Concerts

Jim Valley, Age 15
Jim Valley, Age 15, in Seattle, Washington
Jim Valley, Musician and Songwriter

 

Bards of a Feather (not pictured); Photo by: StanleyLin
Bards of a Feather, Musicians
Billy Mockingbird, Musician (not pictured); Photo by RyanMcGuire
Billy Mockingbird, Musician

Plays/Performances

Last Leaf Productions
Last Leaf Productions
Roger Fernandes, Storyteller
Roger Fernandes, Storyteller

Facilitator

Alex Phoenix, Facilitator
Alex Phoenix, Facilitator - Make Your Own Book Workshop

Authors/Booksellers

Balogun Ojetade, Author
Balogun Ojetade, Author
Robyn Bennis, Author
Robyn Bennis, Author

Cherie Priest, Author
Cherie Priest, Author
Jeffrey Cook, Author
Jeffrey Cook, Author
Lee French, Author (Cover of Al-Kabar: A Novel of Ilauris)
Lee French, Author
Julianna Hinckley, Author
Julianna Hinckley, Author

 

Erik Scott de Bie, Author
Erik Scott de Bie, Author
Spencer Ellsworth, Author (Cover of Starfire: A Red Peace)
Spencer Ellsworth, Author
Richard Crowsong Davis
Richard Crowsong Davis, Author
Madison Keller, Author (Cover of The Dragon Tax)
Madison Keller, Author
Tom Gondolfi, Author
Tom Gondolfi, Author
Elizabeth Guizzetti, Author
Elizabeth Guizzetti, Author
Gretchen S.B., Author
Gretchen S.B., Author
Lisa Preston, Author
Lisa Preston, Author
Pamela Beason, Author
Pamela Beason, Author
Jason M Hough (Escape Velocity - A Dire Earth Novel)
Jason Hough, Author
TM Franklin, Author
TM Franklin, Author
Sage Adderly, Author
Sage Adderly, Author
Suzanne Hagelin, Author
Suzanne Hagelin, Author
Sonia Orin Lyris (The Seer Book Cover)
Sonia Orin Lyris, Author
Luna Lindsey, Author
Luna Lindsey, Author
Casondra Brewster, Author
Casondra Brewster, Author
David S. Moore, Author
David S. Moore, Author
Rachel Barnard, Author
Rachel Barnard, Author
Victoria Bastedo, Author
Victoria Bastedo, Author
Cynthia Moyer, Author
Cynthia Moyer, Author
Susan McDonough-Wachtman, Author
Susan McDonough-Wachtman, Author
Sally Brandle, Author
Sally Brandle, Author
Kathleen Alcala, Author
Kathleen Alcala, Author
Nancy Kress, Author (Book Cover of "The Best of Nancy Kress")
Nancy Kress, Author
Kat Kruger, Author
Kat Kruger, Author
Angel Gardner, Poet
Angel Gardner, Poet
Diana M Pho, Editor
Diana M Pho, Editor
Elizabeth Bourne, Author and Photographer
Elizabeth Bourne, Author and Photographer
BJ Gonzalvo, Author
BJ Gonzalvo, Author
Clockwork Dragon Books
Clockwork Dragon
Varida Publishing and Resources
Varida Publishing and Resources

University Book Store
Treetangle Publishing
Treetangle Publishing
Free Valley Publishing

Photographer

Scott Hinckley, Photographer
Scott Hinckley, Photographer
Philotera, Photographer
Philotera, Photographer

Food

Tabassum Food Truck
Tabassum Food Truck
Green Tree Food Truck
Green Tree Food Truck

Other Vendors

Daniel Benschoter, Masseuse and Reiki Practitioner
Daniel Benschoter, Masseuse and Reiki Practitioner
LuLaRoe with Jess Megowan
LuLaRoe with Jess Megowan
Household 6 Soaps
Household 6 Soaps

...and we are just getting started!

Please join us!

We'd love to see you at this family friendly event! We'll have books and talks and shows for all ages!