Eowyn Ivey is here March 7

  WHATCOM — In this 12th season of Whatcom READS, the countywide shared-book-read experience, author Eowyn Ivey is here March 5-7 to discuss her book “To the Bright Edge of the World.”

  Her appearances at five venues in Ferndale, Bellingham and Lynden are free. No reservations or tickets are required to attend, but it may be advisable to arrive early to secure a seat.

  For more information and to see the full list of events, including many leading up to the author appearances, visit whatcomreads.org.

  Whatcom READS 2020 culminates with five presentations by author Eowyn Ivey:

  • Book Discussion with the Author is at the Whatcom County Library System Ferndale Branch, 2125 Main St., at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5. WCLS collection services manager Lisa Gresham will interview author Eowyn Ivey and facilitate audience questions.

  • An Evening with Eowyn Ivey is at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5. The author talks about her novel “To the Bright Edge of the World.” The evening closes with the announcement of the 2021 Whatcom READS title.

  • The Art and Craft of Writing is in Western Washington University’s  Wilson Library Reading Room at 2 p.m. Friday, March 6. Ivey discusses the art and craft of writing. Writers of all experience levels will gain insights into the writing process.

  • Coffee with Eowyn Ivey is at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, in Whatcom Community College’s Heiner Theater, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham. Start your weekend with a cup of coffee and an inspiring conversation with Ivey. There will be ample time for audience questions.

  • A Conversation with Eowyn Ivey will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., Lynden.

  This will be the last chance to hear from the author. Paul Hanson, co-owner of Village Books and Paper Dreams, will interview Eowyn Ivey in the beautiful second-floor meeting room. Arrive early to purchase a beverage from the Firehall Café.