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S-R columnist Vestal wins literary prize

Spokane writer Shawn Vestal won the $25,000 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction on Monday evening for his collection of short stories “Godforsaken Idaho.” Vestal’s stories, printed by Amazon’s …

RiverLit magazine creates outlet for area writers, artists

Keely Honeywell is pitching Anthology, a fundraising event for the Spokane literary magazine RiverLit at a new all-ages venue downtown, as a literary variety show. “We’ve got fiction readers. One …

Vestal’s ‘Stories’ capture dark legacies of the West

Shawn Vestal’s darkly provocative story collection rivets a reader’s attention early on. And like the Mormon faith, which visits itself mightily upon many of these stories, it never really lets …

Vestal’s own private Idaho

Next week, Spokesman-Review columnist Shawn Vestal earns a new title: published fiction author. Vestal’s debut collection of short fiction “Godforsaken Idaho” (Amazon Publishing/New Harvest, $15.95) will arrive in bookstores and …