Laurie Frankel is the recipient of the Washington State Book Award and the Endeavor Award. Her novels have been translated into more than 25 languages, and all three have been optioned for film or TV. A former college professor, she now writes full time. She was recently named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle, where she lives with her family. Book sales and signings follow the presentation. This event is held upstairs at the Langley United Methodist Church at 301 Anthes. Follow the ramp up behind the church.