Marty Wingate, Candace Robb, Alice K. Boatwright
Saturday • September 16 • 2pm
Federal Way Library 848 S 320th St Federal Way
Discussion & Book Signing
Marty Wingate is a Seattle-based writer and speaker on gardens and travel. She is the author of three other books: The Bellevue Botanical Garden: Celebrating 15 Years, Big Ideas for Northwest Small Gardens, and The Big Book of Northwest Perennials. Marty writes for Landscape Architecture magazine and contributes to other national publications including American Gardener, Country Gardens, and Gardening How-to. She volunteers on the editorial board of the Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, and is a weekly guest on the "Greendays" segment on KUOW, Seattle's National Public Radio station. Marty has a masters degree in urban horticulture from the University of Washington, and is active in the Arboretum Foundation, the Northwest Horticultural Society, the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Garden Writers Association. She leads garden tours to England, Scotland and Ireland, and North American destinations.
Since doing her graduate work in medieval history and literature, Candace Robb has been engaged in bringing to life the rich culture of the late medieval period, from the arts to the politics. Her latest book, The Service of the Dead, launches a new series set in medieval York with sleuth Kate Clifford; Midwest Book Review describes it as a strikingly well crafted novel that is a compelling page-turner from beginning to end. She is the internationally acclaimed author of thirteen crime novels featuring medieval sleuths Owen Archer (The Apothecary Rose to A Vigil of Spies) and Margaret Kerr (A Trust Betrayed), all of which were recently reissued to great success by Diversion Books. As Emma Campion shes published two historical novels about the women of the English court in the 14th century, A Triple Knot and The Kings Mistress. Candace lives in Seattle, though her heart resides in York.
Alice K. Boatwright is the author of Under an English Heaven, a mystery novel set in an English village, and Collateral Damage, three linked novellas about the long-term impact of the Vietnam War. Collateral Damage was a finalist for the Flannery O'Connor Award and received the Bronze Medal for Literary Fiction from the 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards. Learn more at www.collateraldamage.us. When she is not writing fiction, Alice works as a writer for a variety of non-profit organizations. This has enabled her to help raise $83 million for health science research, provide TB and HIV/AIDS treatment to some of the world's most disadvantaged people, and establish a popular children's museum. For most of the past decade, she has been based in England and Paris.