Literature

Black River and Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley
March 5, 2015 7:06 PM
These two local authors place powerful characters amid vivid landscapes
November 24, 2014 10:16 PM
Girl starts food blog. Girl meets boy through blog. Blog wins awards; girl and boy get married and start a restaurant. Girl gets magazine...
October 13, 2014 8:01 PM
During a stint living in Japan, writer and translator Zack Davisson rented an apartment that was haunted by a ghost. There were bumps in...
September 26, 2014 7:28 PM
Known for witty performance art—as a roving retro secretary/improv poet in The Typing Explosion and a fake scientist/real poet in The Vis-à...
September 10, 2014 6:57 PM
My Fluorescent God ($14.95)Almost Live! alum Joe Guppy recounts the story of his self-described “crazy period” in 1971, when he stayed for...
September 8, 2014 4:46 PM
Known best for his stint as a writer/performer on the comedy show Almost Live, Joe Guppy was once a patient in the psych ward at Providence...
Growing Up Boeing seattle test pilots seattle magazine
May 8, 2014 6:47 PM
On the day I was born in December 1956, my father, Lew Wallick, was doing what he did for a living, what he loved best: testing airplanes...
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March 27, 2014 5:56 PM
Call it the lament of the poet laureate: having people come up to you and confess, “Poetry makes me feel dumb.” Elizabeth Austen,...
March 11, 2014 6:56 PM
March may be National Reading Month, but in hyper-literary Seattle that’s the case every month. We boast outstanding bookstores (Elliott...
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February 24, 2014 11:27 PM
For the past 45 years, young women—mostly First Nations—have disappeared along Highway 16 in British Columbia. Some were found murdered,...
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February 14, 2014 8:28 PM
David Guterson[Fiction] Local writer David Guterson made waves last year when his commencement speech at Roosevelt High School failed to...
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February 13, 2014 1:15 AM
Owners of Wallingford’s longstanding “poem emporium,” Open Books (openpoetrybooks.com), romantic and business partners J.W. Marshall and...
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January 8, 2014 6:34 PM
Ada’s Technical Books and Café (Capitol Hill, 425 15th Ave. E; 206.322.1058; seattletechnicalbooks.com) invites browsers to touch, inspect...
January 8, 2014 12:46 AM
Kim Fu, 26, grew up in Canada as the only writer in a family of scientists and engineers. Perhaps that experience is what enabled her to so...
November 15, 2013 5:40 PM
Seattle has topped a variety of lists lately, including (and not surprisingly) Flavorwire’s 20 Great American Cities for Writers That Aren’...
October 3, 2013 9:01 PM
"Do you want any soda with that?” Kris Minta, the owner of Spine and Crown used bookstore on Capitol Hill, asks as he pours three fingers...