CHRIS DUSTERHOFF, HARVEY GOLDNER, BRIAN McGUIGAN
Poets read, followed by an open mic. Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave, 322-7030, 7 pm, free.
Riding the Reef is about Nickisher's father, a Pan American Airways man. Epilogue Books, 2005 NW Market St, 297-2665, 7 pm, free.
Precious Cargo is a mystery. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 366-3333, 7 pm, free.
SHELLEY JACKSON, DAVE MEESTERS, AMMI EMERGENCY, ETHAN CLARK
Stories Care Forgot is an anthology of New Orleans zines. Confounded Books, 315 E Pine St, 382-3376, 7 pm, free.
DEDE CRANE, BILL GASTON
Crane's Sympathy is a debut novel about a catatonic ballerina. Gaston's Sointula is a novel about a lost son. Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 S Main St, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
The Dogs Who Found Me is a memoir about raising abandoned animals. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 4:30 pm, free.
ELISSA MINOR RUST
The Prisoner Pear is a debut collection of short stories. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
EMAN AHMAD KHAMAS
An Iraqi speaks about the situation. Trinity United Methodist Church, 784-2227, 7:30 pm, free.
The writer and performer presents her miscellany. Richard Hugo House, 322-7030, 7:30 pm, free.
ERIN YOUNGER, MIRIAM KAHN
Pacific Voices is about native cultures. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 2 pm, free.
Treat People Like Dogs! is actually the title of this leadership consultant's book. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 4:30 pm, free.
Falling Through the Earth is a memoir. University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.
The Brief History of the Dead involves the arctic tundra. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.
The Madonnas of Leningrad is a historical novel. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
PAUL STEWART, CHRIS RIDDELL
Edge Chronicles #7-Freeglader is fantasy. Third Place Books, 366-3333, 10 am, free.
He reads from Eagle Blue, a book on high school basketball in Alaska. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
The famous poet reads and talks. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St, 621-2230, 7:30 pm, $18.