Bob Simmons reads from late-friend’s Greg Palmer’s memoir at Village Books

Bellingham’s Bob Simmons is a part-time writer, part-time actor and full-time admirer of the work of the late author, playwright, television reporter and producer Greg Palmer. Simmons and Palmer were close friends who worked together in the KING 5 TV newsroom in Seattle for many years.

Simmons reads from Palmer’s memoir, “Cheese Deluxe,” a collection of mostly true tales about a group of high school seniors during their last summer together, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Details on the free event: 360-671-2626, villagebooks.com.