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Seattle 7 Writers’ Annual Holiday Bookfest!

Saturday, November 17, 2018
3:00-5:00 pm
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle

Books for sale, authors to sign them, music, cookies! For more info: Seattle7Writers Holiday Bookfest 


Thursday, January 24, 2019
Annual Meeting, Friends of the UW Libraries
Kane Hall, University of Washington
Details forthcoming



PAST APPEARANCES (all for Protest on Trial except as noted):

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Annual Conference
Seattle Public Library, downtown branch
Free, and open to public
Seattle WA

Thursday, March 29, 2018
7 pm

Seattle WA
Third Place Books, Seward Park

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:30 pm
Edmonds WA
Café Louvre
With Andrea Dunlop

Thursday, April 12, 2018
6:30 pm

Mercer Island WA
Island Books

Saturday, April 21, 2018
2 pm
Burien WA
King County Library, Burien
With Elise Hopper in honor of 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women

Saturday, April 28, 2018
7 pm
Seattle WA
Elliott Bay Books
National Independent Bookstore Day!
Music from the 60s by The Rejections & Trailing Spouses!!

Monday, April 30, 2018
7 pm
Seattle WA
University Bookstore

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
6 pm
Seattle WA
University of Washington Literary Voices

Thursday, May 3, 2018
6:30 pm

Winslow, Bainbridge Island
Eagle Harbor Books

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
7 pm
Seattle WA
Folio, the Seattle Athenaeum
Special Guests Roger Lippman and Joe Kelly, Seattle 7 defendants

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Benefit for Seattle’s Country Doctor Community Health Clinic
Special Guests!
3:00-4:30 pm
Drop by for fun and books
Monsoon Seattle on the rooftop deck
Country Doctor Community Health Clinic

Sunday, October 14, 2018
2:30 pm
Washington State Labor Council Offices
321 16th Avenue South, Seattle
Benefit for PSARA (Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action)

With Michael Withey, author of Summary Execution 

For more info: [email protected]
See review of both Protest on Trial and Summary Execution on page 9 in PSARA July newsletter



Wide ranging conversation with Sally Fox on her Vital Presence podcast. Also on iTunes. Discussion includes the three books as well as writing tips. Titled: “Writing the Past for the Future.”

Columbia Magazine, The Magazine of Northwest History, Vol. 32, No. 3, Fall 2018 issue includes my article “Dissent & Consequences: the 1970 ‘Seattle 7’ Conspiracy Trial”  pp. 18-25. (Not yet available online, but in news stores, bookstores and libraries.)

Seattle Times excerpts Protest on Trial and Kit’s thoughts on the book

Nick Licata interviews Kit for Crosscut

“5 heart review in Foreword Reviews” 

King County Association of Historical Organizations

Author2Author interview on Blog Talk Radio, recorded February 6, 2018

Kit participates in a panel discussion “Activism in the 60s and Today” at Bryn Mawr College, June 1, 2018

Defendant Joe Kelly speaks on Seattle Liberation Front’s origins

More YouTube clips of Seattle 7 defendant Joe Kelly speaking to author Kit Bakke about his life with the Seattle Liberation Front: ;

Seattle Times reviews Protest on Trial

And, to spotlight my previous book Miss Alcott’s Email, republished for the 150th anniversary of the publication of Little Women,  Louisa has just told me what she thinks of all the 20th and 21st century film adaptations of her most famous book.