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Pulitzer winner Nicholas Kristof has hope despite assault on truth

On Monday, the night before one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent U.S. history, Nicholas Kristof will be at Gonzaga University in Spokane talking about the state …


The 7: Reasons we love Bedtime Stories, Humanities Washington’s annual fundraiser

The format is simple. There are dinner and drinks, then four writers will read works created for the event based on that year’s theme. This year, it’s “Beacon in the …


Spokane librarian selected for national award

Vanessa Strange, librarian at the North Spokane Library, won the Gordon M. Conable Award from the Public Library Association because of her commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill …


Gonzaga professor Tod Marshall named Washington’s poet laureate

Tod Marshall, a Spokane poet and professor at Gonzaga University, has been named Washington’s state poet laureate by Gov. Jay Inslee. His two-year term kicks off on Feb. 1. He …


Think & Drink discussion to focus on Hebdo attacks

Humanities Washington is hosting a talk Wednesday to discuss the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the role of cartoonists in society and related issues. “Killer Cartoons: Is the Pen Mightier Than the …


Library ties DIY events to exhibit on Great Depression

A library exhibit about the Great Depression aims to draw connections between the people who made do then and the people making do now. That’s why, along with exhibits of …


Spotlight: Hunt is on for new state poet laureate

The word has come that Spokane has its first poet laureate, Thom Caraway. Now the hunt is on to fill the role on the statewide level.


Fundraiser features writers’ best pillow talk

Four writers – one a New York Times best-seller, another the Washington poet laureate and two more with short story collections under their belts and novels percolating – will gather …


Spotlight: Local musicians hope to help tornado victims

Area musicians will perform a concert to benefit victims of last week’s powerful tornado in Moore, Okla. The lineup features Mark Schirtz, winner of the 2011 Spokane’s Got Talent contest …


The power of forgiveness

The end of love isn’t the end of a story by Shann Ray Ferch. In the new story he’ll read tonight in Spokane, love comes first. Then comes hatred, then …


Book Notes: Get your tickets to Bedtime Stories

Want to hear some Bedtime Stories? Individual tickets are now on sale. Bedtime Stories is a long-running Seattle gala event to benefit Humanities Washington. This year, for the first time, …


Book Notes: Pictures tell mountain’s story

Mount Spokane is the star of a new pictorial history being released this month by Arcadia Publishing. “Mount Spokane,” written by Duane Becker, features dozens of photographs that trace the …