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For Ferris High School senior Conor Closson, things changed after he read Anne Rice’s “Interview With a Vampire.” Beforehand, Closson said he wasn’t a big fan of reading or writing, but while reading the book, something clicked, and he began reading more and putting pen to paper.
From Carl Sagan to Maya Angelou, a number of notable authors have shared their appreciation for pot.
As an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, Tommy Orange draws each of his narrators from a wealth of firsthand experience, good and bad. Growing up in Oakland, Orange was bullied and called racial slurs associated with persons of Asian descent.
Tommy Orange is coming back to Spokane. The celebrated author of “There There” will be part of the 2019-20 Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series. His visit is planned for Feb. 4, less than 10 months after he was here for Eastern Washington University’s Get Lit festival.
Matson comes as part of EWU’s Visiting Writers Series.
The authors will sign copies of the book at Auntie’s Bookstore on Saturday.
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.
Jeremy TeGrotenhuis recently returned from Hollywood, where he was honored at the 34th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Author Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a writers’ festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of reckoning had arrived for the Pulitzer Prize winner.
Poet Marie Howe has been trying to write about Mary Magdalene for more than 30 years. Her fascination with the biblical figure goes back even further. “Like many women, I grew up with the stories in the Old and New Testament,” Howe said. “Mary Magdalene was the woman I most identified with – and even as a girl I knew something wasn’t right with the story as it was told.”
It’ll be a top 12 showdown when Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s tangle in Moraga on Saturday night.
“Turner, let’s go camping!” my dad calls down the stairs
As I stand in the center of the ring of trees I know so well, a gentle breeze washes over the quickly darkening forest, blowing my long brown hair to the side.
The weather in the middle of August in Spokane was guaranteed to be hot and dry. Especially in the late afternoon, which was time to go hunting.
When I looked up to the sky, I did not see any blue. The azure heavens had been replaced with a mosaic of rich reds, glowing greens, cool cobalts, pastel purples, all dancing around one another in a labyrinth of patchwork patterns.
A story by Sydney Lyman, a junior at Mead High School, has been judged the best of 111 entries to win The Spokesman-Review’s 2017 Outdoor Writing Contest for high school students.
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is a finalist for AL MVP and Rookie of the Year, giving him a chance to become just the third player to win the awards in the same year.
NATURE -- I know I'm not the only outdoorsman who's found depth and inspiration for life and nature by reading "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau, who was born 200 years ago today. If I have a favorite Thoreau quote, it's probably the insightful: Many men...
The American Writers Museum, seven years in the making, is an endeavor even the most daring author might shy from: How, on a single floor of an office building, do you tell the story of centuries of American language?
A tentative deal was reached between screenwriters and producers Tuesday, averting a strike that could have crippled TV and film production and inflicted harm on the wider California economy.