Northwest NEWS

October 19, 1998

Events

Northwest Bookfest returns

   The Northwest Bookfest will be held Oct. 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Pier 48 on Seattle's downtown waterfront.
  
   The event is free with a $5 suggested donation. The proceeds will benefit regional literacy organizations.
  
   The festival offers seven stages featuring such popular authors and participants as Dave Barry, Paul Theroux, Susan Lopez, Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, panel discussions, workshops and literary activities.
  
   For information, call the Bookfest hotline at (206) 517-6006 or www.speakeasy.org/nwbookfest.