Jewell Parker Rhodes will read from her novel, "Yellow Moon" from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 at The Seattle Public Library, Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way. "Yellow Moon" is a sequel to the book, "Voodoo Season," about a wazimamoto, an African vampire, who is stalking Marie Leveau, a doctor and voodoo practitioner in New Orleans. Rhodes previously wrote the novels, "Voodoo Season," "Voodoo Dreams," "Douglass' Women" and "Magic City." She also wrote the nonfiction books, "Porch Stories," "Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors" and "The African-American Guide to Writing Nonfiction." She lives in Arizona. For more information, call the branch at 206-684-4704.