Member News – March 2018

Marty Wingate is giving a talk about her Potting Shed mysteries at Dunn Gardens in Seattle on Thu, Feb 22, at 7 pm. This series, which features gardener-sleuth Pru Parke, draws on Marty’s extensive background as a master gardener and garden writer. Open only to members of Dunn Gardens.

Dori Hillestad Butler’s book King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats was named a Geisel Honor Book by the American Library Association this month. She will hold a book launch for King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth and The Case of the P-O-U-N-D Pet at Bricks and Mortar Books, 7430 164th Ave NE in Redmond on Sat, Mar 2 at 7 pm. All are invited!

Alice K. Boatwright has signed a contract with Audible for audio editions of the first two Ellie Kent mysteries, Under an English Heaven and What Child Is This? The audiobooks will be released this year.

Waverly Fitzgerald is teaching a 10-week online class on “Writing the Non-Fiction Book Proposal.” For more information about Waverly’s online and in-person classes, visit her website at

Candace Robb gave a lecture on “Embodying Late Medieval Life: the Historical Novel as Cultural Lens” to students of medieval history at Seattle University on Thu, Feb 15. She also recently did an interview on her three mystery series for Australia’s Joys of Binge Reading podcast. Candace will also be talking about her work at the April 12th meeting of Puget Sound SinC. Save the date!

Nan Robkin gave a workshop on drawing Zentangles on Thu, Feb 15 at the Jubilee Reach Center in Bellevue. It was sponsored by the Society for Calligraphy and Handwriting.

Tracy Weber held a book signing for her new book, Pre-Meditated Murder, at the Edmonds Bookshop in Edmonds on Sat, Feb 3.