Emerald City Comic Con
March 5, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
This 15th annual convention includes a chance to rub elbows with comic book legends and get those celebrity authors to sign their books. The convention center is at 705 Pike St. More at www.emerald citycomicon.com.
March 11, 3 p.m. Seattle Center Armory; 5 p.m. Knights of Columbus, Seattle
The National Book Award-winning author will talk about two charismatic men from his books: orator Thomas FrancisMeagher in “The Immortal Irishman” and photographer Edward Curtis in “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher.” The Seattle Center is at 305 Harrison St.; the Knights of Columbus is at 722 Union St.
7 p.m. March 27, University Book Store, Mill Creek Town Center
Jance’s new thriller, “Man Overboard,” is about two tech geniuses who face off. Stu Ramey investigates the death of a friend over the side of a cruise ship. Hot on the trail of a serial killer, he becomes locked in a battle of wits against a twisted tech-savvy adversary. The bookstore is at 15311 Main St.
7 p.m. Mondays, Black Lab Gallery, Everett
The shop offers a poetry reading each Monday evening at 1618 Hewitt Ave. For more information, call 425-512-9476.
— Gale Fiege, Herald writer