Write On The River contest deadline
WENATCHEE — Fiction and essay submissions for the 2010 Write On The River writers’ contest must be postmarked by Friday. Entrants should send their written pieces, up to 1,000 words, to P.O. Box 3596, Wenatchee, 98807, with a $15 check for entry fee payable to Write On The River. Up to $300 is awarded for first place; winners will be honored at the fifth annual WOTR conference, May 15-16 at Wenatchee Valley College. For complete submission guidelines, visit writeontheriver.org.
First Friday reception 5 p.m. Friday; Two Rivers Gallery, 102 N. Columbia St.; free; 2riversgallery.com 888-9504
Wenatchee’s gallery of local artwork holds its monthly First Friday reception for the public to stop in and meet the artists. Music is provided by guitarist Kirk Lewellen. Enjoy refreshments during the reception, as well as wines featured by Chateau Faire le Pont.
Kay Kenyon and Matthew Flaming, authors Matthew Flaming presentation 7 p.m. Friday; Leavenworth Library, 700 Highway 2; free
Signing 1 p.m. Saturday; A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2; free 548-1451
Debut author Flaming discusses his first novel, “The Kingdom of Ohio,” at a solo presentation Friday. The next day, the Portland, Ore., steampunk writer is joined by Wenatchee science fiction veteran Kenyon at a bookstore signing. Kenyon’s latest and 10th novel “Prince of Storms” closes out her fantasy series, “The Entire and the Rose.”