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Eva Lassman Memorial Art And Essay Contests: third place essay, middle school

The Holocaust was a terrible event in history ,and we need to prevent it from happening again, Summer Corbett of Chase Middle School writes. Corbett earned third place in the middle division for her essay in the Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust’s 13th annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing and Art Contests.

Outdoor Writing Contest 2018 winners announced

A story by Jaylisse Quinto a sophomore at the Salish School of Spokane, has been judged the best of 96 entries to win The Spokesman-Review’s 2018 Outdoor Writing Contest for high school students.

Holocaust essay contest underway

The 13th annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing Contest in observance of the Holocaust is now underway and is open to local high school and middle school students.

Robert Caro reflects on his career in upcoming book

NEW YORK – Robert Caro’s next book isn’t his fifth and final volume on Lyndon Johnson or like anything he has done before. “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing,” to be published by Alfred A. Knopf in April, combines personal reflections and professional guidance as Caro looks back on his singular history as a writer and reporter. The book includes previous lectures and interviews, but also new material. In the introduction, the 83-year-old Caro writes that the 240-page “Working” is not a “full-length memoir,” which he still hopes to write, but a more informal gathering of “thoughts” and “experiences” behind such prize-winning books as his Johnson biography “Master of the Senate” and his classic book on municipal builder Robert Moses, “The Power Broker.”

Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply ‘romantic writing’

Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as “romantic writing” that never resulted in a physical relationship, and the radio host rejected the idea that because he was her boss – and the driving force of a hugely popular radio program – it could be sexual harassment.