Fidalgo Island Writers Guild
Welcomes William Dietrich
April 24th from 4-6 at the Anacortes Public Library Community Room.
“Building a Writing Career”
This event is open to the public with a $5 suggested donation fee for non-members. Waived for middle and high school students.
Bill’s bio: Bill is the NY Times bestselling author of 15 books, 10 of them novels, which have sold into 30 languages. The latest of his Ethan Gage adventurers, set during the Napoleonic Wars, is “The Emerald Storm” and will be published by HarperCollins in May. He has also written Northwest environmental history, including “The Final Forest” and “Natural Grace.”
His nonfiction has won the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award and Washington Governor Writer’s Award. Bill worked for many years as a journalist, shared a Pulitzer Prize at the Seattle Times for coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and until recently was an assistant professor of environmental journalism at Western Washington University.