Patty Old West, from Richland, will sign copies of her book The Wizard of Wozzle from 1 to 5 p.m. March 5 at Hastings books, 1425 George Washington Way in Richland.
The book follows a 12-year-old boy's journey into magic, earning him the title of best magician in all of Cornwall, England, perhaps the world.
West is longtime Tri-City resident who graduated from Richland High (then Columbia High) in 1949. She attended Central Washington University in Ellensburg, graduating in 1953.
She taught English in China for a time and has traveled the world extensively.