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‘Unconventional Beauties’: Auntie’s reading brings together three YA authors whose characters go beyond the stereotype

When Spokane author Kris Dinnison wrote her young adult novel “You and Me and Him,” she didn’t set out to write about underrepresented characters. “I was following the age-old advice …


Outside View: Young readers need media literacy

It comes as a mild surprise to learn that even so-called digital natives often have no idea that what they are reading or viewing is intentionally misleading, or produced by …


Review: Civic’s ‘Fiction’ writes an expertly modulated tale

Steven Dietz’s “Fiction” is a drama about the gaps between our memories and how we fill them in as a means of making our pasts feel more complete.


Shades of truth come out in ‘Fiction’

Imagine that you’ve detailed all your dreams, fears and innermost thoughts onto the pages of a journal for years. And then imagine that the person you’re closest to was made …


Police shootings of blacks influence crime fiction genre

The wave of police killings that helped launch the Black Lives Matter movement is also influencing a genre that captured tensions between police and non-white communities well before the rise …


Quirky world of ‘Night Vale’ podcast comes to Bing Theater stage

Don’t fear the Glow Cloud that may or may not be hovering above the Bing Crosby Theater on Monday night. You may, however, see fans of the wildly popular bimonthly …


Vestal stunned at winning literary prize

H e thought for sure Anthony Marra was going to win, for his “freaking amazing” book “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena.” “I was not sitting there thinking, ‘I wonder if …


Abrams’ comic novel ‘Fobbit’ looks at war from a different angle

Before he arrived in Iraq, David Abrams expected to be shaking sand out of his underwear and taking showers maybe once a week. Then his plane delivered him in Baghdad, …


In Nance Van Winckel’s second book out this year, a Spokane-centered family eyes its past

A train crash, a family swept to sea, a dropped baby, a botched surgery. The events in Nance Van Winckel’s short-story collection “Boneland” are dramatic and life-altering. But her stories …


Who Will Be My Valentine? The Date From Hell

CHAPTER THREE “Tonight’s the night! Watch Q-6 as we follow our Valentine’s Day couple on their big date. Stay tuned for romance on your news station.” Leah clicked off the …