Literature

June 17, 2015 5:33 PM
Vendela Vida talks about her new novel, The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty
Arrow to Alaska for Seattle magazine
April 20, 2015 8:08 PM
Arrow to Alaska: A Pacific Northwest AdventureBy Hannah Viano Six-year-old Arrow has often dreamed about the voyages taken by boats...
April 9, 2015 4:53 PM
Back in 2012, environmental journalist Bruce Barcott was considering voting no on Initiative 502, due to a general distaste for cannabis...
Black River and Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley
March 5, 2015 7:06 PM
Black River by S.M. Hulse (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24) This striking debut novel by Spokane writer S.M. Hulse is a contemporary Western...
Otter
March 4, 2015 10:25 PM
One of the many pleasures of beachcombing along the shores of Puget Sound is the immense variation in the colors of the stones—deep purple...
March 3, 2015 12:47 AM
In 2003, Seattle author Brent Hartinger published Geography Club, the first book in his young adult series that follows gay high school...
January 16, 2015 6:23 PM
The idea of Sasquatch has long been alluring, as the missing link that lurks at the edge of Northwest forests and also in our collective...
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,...