Snohomish County book calendar

Raven Oak, Jennifer Brozek, Jesikah Sundin, Robert Slater

1 p.m. Nov. 25, University Book Store, Mill Creek

These local science fiction and fantasy authors plan to talk about their work and answer questions. The store is in the Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main St.

Andy Weir

7 p.m. Nov. 30, Third Place Books

Weir, the bestselling author of “The Martian,” will talk about his new book “Artemis” with Seattle’s own sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson. Ticket required. Price of $30 includes a book and admission. Store is at Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Seattle.

G. Roger Schoenhals

1 p.m. Dec. 9, University Book Store, Mill Creek

An ordained minister, professor, pilot, outdoorsman and writer, Schoenhals shares an inspiring collection of stories from his life in his new book “Hikes, Flights and Lookout Stories.” These tales cover a grueling 50-mile hike on the West Coast Trail of Vancouver Island, a near-accident in a float plane on Quilcene Bay and a fire inside a fire lookout station during a lightning storm.

Poetry readings

7 p.m. Mondays, Black Lab Gallery, Everett

The gallery offers a poetry reading each Monday evening at 1618 Hewitt Ave. For more information, call 425-512-9476.

7 p.m. Thursdays, Cafe Zippy, Everett

Everett Poetry night at the cafe is on most Thursday evenings at 1502 Rucker Ave. Call 425-303-0474.

6 p.m. first Thursdays, Hibulb Cultural Center, Tulalip

Open mic follows. In the center’s library at 6410 23rd Ave. NE. Free.

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