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The Friends of the Winthrop Library (FOWL) are presenting story time for adults featuring notable authors, every Thursday at 5:30PM. Here is their line-up for May.

Q&A With Nancy Pearl

Thursday, May 7

Nancy Pearl is an American librarian, best-selling author, literary critic, and former Executive Director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library.

Author Reading with Carol Casella

Thursday, May 14

Carol is a practicing physician and the national bestselling author of three novels, Gemini (2014), Healer (2010), and Oxygen. Her books have been finalists for the Washington State Book Awards. Learn more about Carol at

Q&A with Ann Patchett

Thursday, May 21

Ann Patchett is an award winning American author. She received the 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize for Fiction in the same year for her novel, Bel Canto. Her other novels include The Patron Saint of LiarsTaftThe Magician’s AssistantRunState of WonderCommonwealth, and most recently, The Dutch House. Learn more at

Author Reading with Tara Conklin

Thursday, May 28

Tara Conklin is a writer and former lawyer based in Seattle whose first novel, The House Girl, was a NYTimes Bestseller. Her second novel, The Last Romantics, is a sweeping yet intimate epic about one American family. Learn more at

In June, the FOWL will be featuring Eliott Ackerman, Erica Bauermeister, Phil Klay, and Melissa Pritchard. Check out their Facebook Page or for more information.


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