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The Diverse Voices Writing Group is releasing its first anthology chapbook, a collection of poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction and biography written by local authors.
In his fascinating new book “Salmon Eaters to Sagebrushers: Washington’s Lost Literary Legacy,” Peter Donahue exhumes the state’s deep literary history from the late 1800s through the 1960s.
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke – two writers whose works are deeply intertwined in Europe’s religious, ethnic and social fault lines – won the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes for literature on Thursday.
Terrain, the free, annual, one-night-only, juried, multimedia art-and-music event is 5 p.m. to midnight. For the first time in Terrain’s 12-year history, the nonprofit arts organization secured funding to hire outside artists to build two of the show’s installations.
Chris Crutcher is hoping his newest book, “Losers Bracket,” will be banned somewhere.
Although few Americans made literature out of the First World War, European writers – men who served, women who waited and people who opposed the war – produced novels, memoirs and poetry that are still almost unbearable to read for their painful evocation of the battlefield and the emotional costs of war.
The writer of a book about the transformation of the movement’s heir apparent said it was relentless humanity that can defuse hatred.
The New York-based cartoonist is the first guest of the university’s visiting writer series this year. Spiegelman, creator of perhaps the most academically studied comic book of all time, will discuss the current and past state of the art form, even as Nazi ideology has violently returned to the American public square.
The Nobel Prize in literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues that have affected the public image of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner.
Best-selling author J.A. Jance, the latest author to be featured by The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club, is the author of 56 novels, spanning series featuring such characters as Arizona Sheriff Joanna Bradley, Seattle homicide detective J.P. Beaumont, former television anchor turned sleuth Ali Reynolds and Tucson’s Walker family.
The resignation of three members from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is “deeply unfortunate and risk seriously damaging” the body’s “important activities,” Sweden’s king said Wednesday.
A newly discovered Raymond Chandler story has everything from an indictment of the medical industry to some mysterious scribble.
A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile.
The selection of the 62-year-old Ishiguro marked a return to citing fiction writers following two years of unconventional choices by the Swedish Academy for the$1.1 million prize. It also continues a recent trend of giving the award to British authors born elsewhere – V.S. Naipaul, the 2001 winner, is from Trinidad and Tobago; the 2007 honoree, Doris Lessing, was a native of Iran who grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for “The Remains of the Day,” won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday.
For parents, long car trips can be anxiety-producing. Hours on the road – especially in traffic – can lead to some serious whining from the back seat. Never mind iPads and DVDs; audiobooks allow the whole family to enjoy a good book together. Plus, in recent years, many educators have embraced audiobooks as a way to attract reluctant young readers, increase language skills and boost reading comprehension. So children will not only be quiet, but they’ll also be learning.
British author Richard Adams, whose 1972 book “Watership Down” became a classic of children’s literature, has died, according to his daughter. He was 96.
Bob Dylan won’t be coming to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature at the Dec. 10 prize ceremony.
Some read “The Tsar of Love and Techno” and see it as a novel. Others take it as a collection of linked short stories, as is described on the book jacket. Anthony Marra’s acclaimed story collection is the subject of this year’s Spokane is Reading project. He will be in town on Thursday for presentations in Spokane and Spokane Valley.
A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the U.S. singer-songwriter’s silence since receiving the honor is “impolite and arrogant.”