Upcoming Events

Here’s where to find J.P. Barnett in person to get signed copies of his books!

May 19-21 – Crypticon

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport – Seattle, WA

The con for Horror Lovers! Enjoy a weekend of panels, films, celebrities, art contests, costume contents, makeup workshops and parties! J.P. Barnett will be appearing on panels and will have a table in the vendor room.

June 3 – Author Spring Fair

Inklings Bookshop – Yakima, WA

1-3 pm

Inklings Bookshop in Yakima, WA is hosting a book fair for indie authors! Come find the best books you’ve never heard of from some of the Pacific Northwest’s finest indie authors. Check out the event link for the ever-growing list of authors to expect.

June 10-11 – Urban Unglued Beach Pride

Ocean Shores Convention Center – Ocean Shores, WA

Come to the beach to celebrate LGBTQ Pride! In years past, Ocean Shores has held a parade on the Saturday of this event, so be sure to be in town for that! But also: lots of great shopping to be found at the Urban Unglued Market, including J.P. Barnett with his infamous Lorestalker books.

July 29-30 – Ghosts of Summer PDX

Oregon Convention Center – Portland, OR

If you wish Halloween lasted all year, this is the event for you! J.P. Barnett will be vending amongst other spooky vendors. Wear your favorite costumes and be sure to check out all the event has to offer.

August 25-27 – Urban Unglued Vampire Market

SW Washington Fairgrounds – Centralia, WA

The last weekend of August is a happenin’ time at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds! Not only is there a garlic festival, but there is ALSO a Vampire Market! Be sure to check out both as the summer winds down.

September 16 – Fall Fantasy Fair

Crescent Moon GiftsTacoma, WA

10 am – 6 pm

Crescent Moon Gifts Fall Fantasy Fair is a not-to-be-missed yearly (and free) event! Vendors (and a food truck or two) take over the parking lot and part of the store. J.P. Barnett will be in the basement (can’t be too careful with books in Washington!!) at this Fairy-themed Farmer’s Market.

December 9-10 – PNW Artisans Holiday Market

Evergreen State Fairgrounds – Monroe, WA

The PNW Artisans Holiday Market is a yearly event with over 100 local small businesses, artisans and crafters. Take care of all your holiday shopping needs while supporting small businesses! The 2022 food truck was top-notch, I expect 2023 will not disappoint.

Past Events

May 6 – Columbia River Author Festival

Longview Public Library – Longview, WA

10 am – 4 pm

Come check out the first ever Columbia River Author Festival! There will be a wide variety of authors that span genres and age ranges. You’ll get a chance to hear readings from all the authors – don’t miss J.P. Barnett at noon on the upstairs stage!

April 29-30 Oddmall Sprung

Evergreen State Fairgrounds – Monroe, WA

Oddmall is back! Over 100 vendors with, well, odd stuff. This free event will focus on gaming, so come get your game on! And also, don’t forget to stop by to chat with J.P. Barnett.

April 6-9 – Norwescon

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport – Seattle, WA

Norwescon is a 4-day Sci-Fi/Fantasy convention now in its 45th year. J.P. Barnett has been invited as an attending professional: which means you’ll be able to see him speaking on a variety of panels! He’ll also have a reading and a book signing. Once the schedule is posted, you can find more details on where to find J.P. at the convention here.

April 1Alchemy Fair

Angel of the Winds Arena – Everett, WA

10 am – 4 pm

Free shopping event, with over 100 vendors! Come find psychic readers, energy workers, crystal sellers, local artists & craftsmen, metaphysical merchants, and of course: J.P. Barnett!

March 2-6, 2023 – Emerald City Comic Con

Seattle Convention CenterSeattle, WA

The 5th largest comic con in the US (based on 2019 attendance numbers) has accepted one Mr. J.P. Barnett to speak on a panel in their new literary panel track! After you’ve had a chance to see indie authors talk about their craft, have photo ops with your favorite actors, and show off your cosplay, be sure to check out the vendors room (over FIVE HUNDRED booths, y’all!!) and stop by the Writer’s Block area to get some signed books.

February 25, 2023Meeker Street Nerd Party

Meeker Street Nerd Party Flyer
Saturday, February 25, 2023
3-7 pm
Meeker Street in downtown Kent, WA

Page Turner Books – Kent, WA

3-7 pm

Come for the Legos and cosplay but be sure to check out all the local artists and authors! All of Meeker Street is involved in these free festivities (including the Sweet Themes Bakery!) so there is likely something for everyone. J.P. Barnett will be at a table inside Page Turner Books.