Literature

September 10, 2014 6:57 PM
In new memoirs, Seattle writers battle demons— and live to tell the tale
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...
September 23, 2013 5:04 PM
Northwest sushi pioneer Shiro Kashiba livens up the ferry ride to Bainbridge Island by talking about his memoir, Shiro, as part of Kitsap...
September 13, 2013 5:11 PM
Poet and pie maker Kate Lebo’s new book, A Commonplace Book of Pie, comes out in October. She’ll read from it at Richard Hugo House (10/17...
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July 15, 2013 4:07 PM
While talking with West Seattle writer Nicole Hardy about her new memoir, Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin, I mention British...
June 11, 2013 6:42 PM
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May 9, 2013 11:29 PM
Sitting in a Ravenna coffee shop, novelist Julia Sidorova is making sweeping gestures across a table, like a seamstress extending a...
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March 29, 2013 4:30 PM
When reporter Leslie Helm (editor of Seattle mag’s sister publication, Seattle Business) began the process of adopting a Japanese baby in...
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February 19, 2013 12:48 AM
Seattle mag: What compelled you to write How Literature Saved My Life?  David Shields: I wanted to take [his previous book] Reality...