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Featured Book: Pie & Whiskey

Featured Book: Pie & Whiskey

Spokane authors Kate Lebo and Samuel Ligon have been giving writers a pie and a whiskey prompt to inspire a new piece. Over the past six years, the Pie & Whiskey events in Spokane and Missoula have featured Washington writers like Jess Walter, Paisley Rekdal, Ed Skoog and Elizabeth J. Colen. Now they have an anthology that, the New York…

New books from Washington authors: September 2017

New books from Washington authors: September 2017

We are thrilled to share some of the latest books published by authors in Washington state! First up, three novels for adults, beginning with one from the former director of the Washington Center for the Book! George & Lizzie by Nancy Pearl: From one of our local librarians and NPR books commentator, Nancy Pearl delivers an emotionally riveting debut novel about an…

2017 Washington State Book Award Finalists

2017 Washington State Book Award Finalists

The Washington Center for the Book, a partnership of The Seattle Public Library and Washington State Library, announces the finalists in eight categories for the 2017 Washington State Book Awards (WSBA) for outstanding books published by Washington authors in 2016. This is the 51st year of the program, formerly called the Governor’s Writers Awards. Winners will be announced at the…