Stories tagged: Book Notes
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 11 A.M.
Book notes: Leyna Krow to read from short story collection at Auntie’s
Spokane’s Leyna Krow is a writer of fantastic (and fantastical) fiction. Her stories have appeared in Prairie Schooner, the South Dakota Review, the Santa Monica Review, Moss, Lilac City Fairy …
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 4 P.M.
Book notes: Chuck Palahniuk to make a return to Spokane
Author of “Fight Club” will sign copies of its sequel – in graphic novel form – at Auntie’s.
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, NOON
Book notes: Laureate’s ‘I Am a Town’ project finishes phase one
Reading on Tuesday at the Spark Center in Kendall Yards will celebrate completion of first series of workshops in Spokane poet laureate Laura Read’s poetry project to celebrate the places …
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016
Book Notes: Region’s poets laureate will gather on Thursday
Poets laureate, Tim Egan plan stops at Auntie’s, while Jack Nisbet heads to Coeur d’Alene.
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 4 P.M.
Morris makes a return trip to Idaho with ‘Travelers Rest’
The Sandpoint High School graduate, now a professor at Clemson University, will tour the region with his just-released third novel.
FRIDAY, DEC. 11, 2015, 3:56 P.M.
EWU’s Buckingham wins short fiction prize
Trio of Spokane writers get some end of their year love.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015, 4 P.M.
Visiting writers come from near and far
It’s been a heady couple weeks for the visiting writer scene in Spokane. Moving forward, we can look forward to greeting even more visitors.
SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015
Spokane novelist places at Will Rogers awards
Stephen Smart find creative outlet in fiction.
SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015
‘Where’s the Fire?’ takes Trueman back to his roots
Terry Trueman came to publishing late, in his 50s, with 2001’s award-winning young adult novel, “Stuck in Neutral,” partly inspired by the story of his son, Sheehan, who was born …
SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015
Haroutunian joins Vestal for reading at Auntie’s
New York writer Nicole Haroutunian, whose story collection “Speed Dreaming” has been widely praised, will be in Spokane this week for a reading at Auntie’s Bookstore. Haroutunian’s work has appeared …
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
Local discoveries inspire Nisbet’s ‘Ancient Places’
For more than 20 years, Jack Nisbet has been digging into the Pacific Northwest. The award-winning Spokane author, teacher and naturalist has written about explorer David Thompson and scientist David …
SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015
Gurian wraps up GU Writers Series
The final author in Gonzaga University’s Visiting Writers Series for this school year won’t be visiting from too far away. Michael Gurian, a Spokane writer and counselor, will speak at …
SUNDAY, FEB. 22, 2015
Book Notes: GU’s Armstrong keeps rolling with ‘Reiterations’
In just a few months in Spokane, David Armstrong has made a name of himself. Armstong, teaching this year at Gonzaga University, has seen the publication in November of his …
SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 2015
EWU’s Willow Springs returns with 75th edition
Willow Springs, the literary magazine of Eastern Washington University, has announced its spring issue. Issue No. 75 features poetry by former Washington poet laureate Kathleen Flenniken, Colin Pope, Alex Chertok …
SUNDAY, NOV. 23, 2014
Kirkus’ best of 2014 includes Holbert
The year is speeding to a close, and the best of 2014 lists are starting to come out. First up: Kirkus. The esteemed literay magazine selected Spokane author Bruce Holbert’s …
SUNDAY, NOV. 16, 2014
Vestal, Van Winckel, Wilkins among Pushcart winners
Two Spokane writers, and a Montanan who graduated from Gonzaga University and now lives in Oregon, are among this year’s winners of the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Shawn Vestal, whose story …
SUNDAY, NOV. 2, 2014
Book Notes: Lennon lands at Auntie’s on Saturday
Writer and composer J. Robert Lennon is releasing his second short story collection, “See You in Paradise,” on Tuesday. On Saturday, he’ll read from the book during a visit to …
SUNDAY, OCT. 19, 2014
Book Notes: Hillman arrives for GU Writers Series
Brenda Hillman is, in the words of the Poetry Foundation, one of “contemporary poetry’s most eclectic and formally innovative writers.” As an innovator, she is apt to play with form. …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2014
Ferch puts poetic side on display
Most people know Shann Ray Ferch as a writer of short stories. His 2011 collection “American Masculine,” won praise all over the place for its stories that are “less centered …
SUNDAY, AUG. 31, 2014
Book Notes: Alexie, Walter snare new podcast
Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter are longtime friends. They’re also two of the most celebrated authors to ever come out of Spokane. When they get together, the conversations are free-flowing, …
SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014
Book Notes: Lost Horse workshop features Davis, Ray
Lost Horse Press is hosting a writing workshop, reading and signing on Saturday in Sandpoint featuring the writer and novelist Claire Davis and Spokane’s Shann Ray. The deadline for the …
SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
Tonasket’s Fox earns award for short fiction
Tonasket writer Wendy J. Fox, who earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers at Eastern Washington University, has won the first-ever Press 53 …
SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014
Book Notes: Up-and-coming authors find literary home at Ecotone
Ecotone, a literary journal based at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, was founded in 2005. Since then, twice a year, the journal has published fiction, nonfiction and poetry by …
SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014
Book Notes: Get Lit! prepares wide-ranging programs
Get Lit! 2014 is beginning to take shape. Spokane’s annual literary festival, sponsored by Eastern Washington University, will be at various locations April 7-13. It will, as in past years, …
SUNDAY, FEB. 9, 2014
Book Notes: Auntie’s to host Jess Walter event
Auntie’s Bookstore will host a ceremony next week to present Jess Walter with a PNBA Book Award. Walter won the award, sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, for his …
SUNDAY, DEC. 22, 2013
Book Notes: Walter, Wrigley shortlisted for PNBA awards
Two area authors have been shortlisted for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s 2014 Book Awards. Spokane’s Jess Walter was nominated for his short story collection, “We Live in Water.” University …
SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013
Book Notes: EWU’s Kevin Decker lands at Auntie’s
So there’s a “Doctor Who” expert at Eastern Washington University. Who knew?
SUNDAY, NOV. 10, 2013
Book Notes: De la Peña puts young adults first
Award-winning author Matt de la Peña has made a career out of writing for teenagers. The San Diego native who now lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., has published four novels for …
SUNDAY, NOV. 3, 2013
Book Notes: Trio take spotlight at Beacon Hill event
The Beacon Hill Reading Series is hosting an Evening of Prose and Poetry at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The free event will feature Marianne Salina, a Spokane writer who is working …
SUNDAY, OCT. 27, 2013
Book Notes: 19th-century Catholic bishop’s letters collected
A 19th-century bishop who worked in the Northwest is the subject of a new book co-edited by Patricia O’Connell Killen, academic vice president at Gonzaga University, and Roberta Stringham Brown, …