Words and Music

1. “Upstairs at the Square”

May 10 at Barnes & Noble

French literary sensation Anna Gravalda reads, preceding a performance by sunny Seattle talent (and Sufjan Stevens collaborator) Rosie Thomas.

2. “Happy Ending Reading Series”

May 9 at Happy Ending

Arrive early for this well-attended series; this time, a gaggle of authors is paired with the Feverfew, Brooklynite Bethany Walk Spiers’s spare, Cat Power–ish acoustic act.

Words and Music