Children's book author Jonathan Tweet debuts his new children's book about evolution, Grandmother Fish at Ada's Technical Books tomorrow morning. It's free; you should go! If you'd like to learn more about the book, our friends over at Nerdhole published a podcast interview with Tweet that is absolutely worth your time.
Colombia is releasing Gabriel Garcia Marquez banknotes starting next month. They look like this:
Now is the time to register for the spring edition of YAWP, which stands for Your Alternative Writing Program. It's a Port Townsend-based community retreat for established and aspiring authors, and registration costs less than two hundred bucks.
This has been rumored for a while, but it's finally official: independent comics publisher Image Comics is moving from San Francisco to Portland, OR. Between Image, Dark Horse, and Oni Press, Portland is now home to three of the largest comics publishers in the country.
The travel-minded folks at Atlas Obscura just opened a Seattle office, and now they're looking for a few Seattle-area "enthusiastic adventure nerd[s]" to be field agents. If you know a lot about Seattle past and present, and if you like leading tour groups and being obsessed with history, you should apply for this position.
The flash fiction magazine SmokeLong is accepting applications for the Kathy Fish Fellowship, which is a virtual writer-in-residence position that comes with a cash prize and "the opportunity to work with SmokeLong staff and participate in online writing workshops" for the year of 2017. Applications close on September 15th.
Did you know that Seattle-area cartoonist David Lasky used to make cartoons with stand-up comedian Patton Oswalt back in his college days? It's true!
Get a load of this gorgeous 360-degree anti-Trump comic made by Seattle cartoonist Eroyn Franklin.