Books By the Bay Panel Discussions and Author Readings 2016-12-17T12:15:07+00:00

conf-poster-11x17 (4)Books By the Bay Book Festival on Beautiful Bellingham Bay

Sunday, September 21st, at the Hotel Bellwether Ballroom from 1 to 6 p.m.



  • FREE Books from your favorite author!
  • Complimentary Gift Cards to local restaurants
  • Tee Shirts
  • Fun Reader Swag
  • Coffee Gift Cards

Drawings will be held frequently and throughout the day!

Author Panel Discussions: 

1:30 p.m. — SciFi &  Paranormal Panel Discussion – moderator Robert Slater

“The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be: Writing and Publishing Speculative Fiction in the new Millennium.”

Panelists:  Clete Barrett Smith, Bennett Coles, Terry Persun, Sharon Fisher, & Sara Stamey

2 :30 p.m. — Mystery & Suspense Panel – moderator Pamela Beason

“Settings, Characters, and Themes, Oh MY!” 

Panelists: Clyde Curley, Jeanne Matthews, P.J. Alderman, Richard Mann, & Wendy Delaney

3:30 p.m. — Women’s Fiction Panel Discussion – moderator Kate Vale

Topic: “Women’s Fiction – What’s That?”

Panelists:  Lonna Enox, Tiffany Pitts, Wendy Dewar Hughes, & Judith Kirscht

4:30 p.m. — David Beaumier Interviews Authors 

Topic: Interviewer’s Choice

Panelists: Janet K. Shawgo, Mark Hartner, Joannah Miley, Lawrence Verigin, Candy Sary, & Michael Hurley


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