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#WaAuthors in The Library of Congress PALABRA Archive: A Celebration!

#WaAuthors in The Library of Congress PALABRA Archive: A Celebration! The Washington Center for the Book (WCB), an affiliate of The Library of Congress (LC) Center for the Book administered ...
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2022 Washington State Book Award Winners Announced!

2022 WASHINGTON STATE BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED BY THE WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE BOOK AND THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY The Washington Center for the Book and The Seattle Public Library ...
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a cartoon book is in front of a cartoon bookshelf. above the book is the word CONGRATULTAIONS! The book cover says: 2022 Washington State Book Awards. There is a large silver Finalist sticker on the cover.

2022 Washington State Book Award Finalists Announced!

The Washington Center for the Book (an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book administered by Washington State Library) and The Seattle Public Library have selected 39 ...
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Our mission

The Washington Center for the Book promotes literacy and a love of books, reading, and libraries. We celebrate Washington’s robust literary heritage and shine a spotlight on the contribution of reading and libraries in strengthening communities and in fostering civic engagement.

How will we achieve our mission

If you are a writer, visit our “For Writers” tab.  Find information about classes, workshops and conferences for Washington writers.

Did you write a book this year which you feel is “the one” and want to gain recognition? The “Washington State Book Awards” tab provides you with information about how to submit a book for consideration as well as links to past book award finalists and winners.

Maybe you just plain LOVE books.  The “For Book Lovers” tab provides a link to a map of the libraries and independent bookstores in Washington where you can get your hands on all the wonderful books you read about.

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