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Award-winning poet to read virtually to students

Gay will be reading from his most recent book,

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2020

WSU Visiting Writers Series will be inviting award-winning poet Ross Gay for a reading and Q&A session at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 via YouTube Live. On top of being an author of four poetry books and a book of essays, Gay won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tuft...

New book tracks trans Mestiz@ history

Linda Heidenreich spent four years working on

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2020

This week marks the publication of “Nepantla Squared: Transgender Mestiz@ Histories in Times of Global Shift” by Linda Heidenreich, an associate professor of history and affiliate faculty in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. A Euro-Latinx historian of queer Chicanx and borderlands histori...

Book club becomes ‘another avenue of being social’

Though the book club is run by the Alumni Association, anyone is welcome to join.

BJORN KNOBLAUCH, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2020

The pandemic has prompted a large response at WSU, leading to the creation of new ways for students to connect, like the Well Read Cougs program. This is a virtual book club organized by the Alumni Association in cooperation with the WSU Libraries. The club is free to all students and alums and was created to in...

Club promotes literature, creativity among students

Club promotes literature, creativity among students

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2020

Students do not need to be a writer or a voracious reader to join WSU’s English Club — they can join to expand their horizons, find friends and participate in fun activities. WSU’s English Club provides a creative outlet for students to connect with one another.  “If you love reading or writing, come to E...

Mint Book Club: Hispanic Heritage Month

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JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen Mint editor

September 17, 2020

Sept. 15 was the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, and in our ongoing quest to provide you with diverse, deep and distinguished recommendations every month, we decided to provide you readers with six books by Hispanic/Latinx authors. We also have a special guest contributor, Gema Garcia-Ochoa,...

Young adult fiction writer will do virtual reading for students

Yang will be reading from her award-winning young adult novel

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2020

As part of its Visiting Writers Series, WSU will be hosting novelist Kelly Yang at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 for a reading and Q&A session via YouTube Live. Yang, who writes young adult and middle-grade literature, immigrated from China when she was 6 years old, according to her website. She went to colleg...

Visiting Writers Series shifts to online format

The Visiting Writers Series invites writers, poets, agents and more to read their work and host workshops.

DANIELLE DENNEHY, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

In the past, the English department has hosted the Visiting Writers Series where authors come to campus and lead creative readings, class visits and workshops. Like many annual events, this year has presented an interesting set of challenges forcing organizers to adapt to the new normal. Over the...

Mint Book Club: September

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JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen Mint editor

September 3, 2020

I went most of this summer without reading because I’m lazy and because rewatching “Invader Zim” delivers faster gratification than opening up a book. What broke me out of my reading funk was short stories. I really think everyone should read more short stories. They don't take too long and ...

WSU professor releases debut novel

Annie Lampman's

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen Mint editor

September 3, 2020

WSU clinical associate professor Annie Lampman made her novel debut on Sept. 1 with her new book, “Sins of the Bees.” The book takes place from 1999 to 2001 and follows arborist Silvania August Moonbeam Merigal, who leaves her home to find her long-lost grandmother while dealing with a danger...

Educate Yourself: COVID-19

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JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

August 17, 2020

We’ve all learned by now that COVID-19 has deeper implications than most pandemics we’ve seen, so this Educate Yourself is not just about how to protect yourself from COVID-19 because we’re already months in. Hopefully, we all know to wash our hands, stay six feet apart, keep our masks on and al...

Educate Yourself: Immigration

American history is (among other people) built on the history of immigrants.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

July 24, 2020

As it is so often said, America is a nation built on immigration (among other things), and the history between America and immigrants is understated most of the time, considering just how much this country owes them. Whether it’s been for the benefit of America, the immigrants or both, this countr...

Mint Book Club: August

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JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

July 24, 2020

Poetry is hard to get into. I know AP Lit set me back with 19th-century poems. So when people tell me they aren't into poetry, I understand. I understand that I have to throw 15 books at you and constantly repeat my favorite lines until the rhythm and imagery is more vivid in your head than the face of y...

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