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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 2:03 p.m.

Northwest Passages Book Club: Author Chris Crutcher on the ache of being a teenager

Chris Crutcher is hoping his newest book, “Losers Bracket,” will be banned somewhere.


Shawn Vestal: Author Chris Crutcher bears witness for youth traumatized by school shootings

Schools struggling to move past tragedy are right in Chris Crutcher’s wheelhouse: the places that combine his service as a therapist for traumatized kids and his career as an author …


Analysis: The reality of Crutcher’s life lessons are why his sports-themed young-adult lit is the gold-medal standard

Chris Crutcher is one of the most important voices in the world of young adult literature, but Katherine Cramer didn’t know that in the early ’90s when she first checked …


Book review: With Annie Bloom, Spokane YA novelist Chris Crutcher finds a new voice

Professor emeritus Marilyn Carpenter reviews “Losers Bracket” by Chris Crutcher, the headliner at the Northwest Passages Book Club on Jan. 16.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

Reading the Northwest: Crutcher’s darkly humorous stories can’t match teens’ reality

Spokane author Chris Crutcher talks about his new novel and recent experiences on the front lines of high school shootings.


Book Notes: Spotlight on Crutcher during Banned Book Week

Spokane’s Chris Crutcher has written 14 books aimed at the young adult audience. He’s also consistently among the authors most often challenged in schools and public libraries, according to the …