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Students encouraged to share ‘snapshot of mental health journey’ for upcoming event

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 5, 2021

There is power in sharing one’s own story, and it can be healing. A WSU organization is hosting an event to give 10 to 15 students a platform where they can share a snapshot of their mental health journey. The...

Poet and author Major Jackson has received several awards, including a Pushcart Prize and a Whiting Writers’ Award. 

Visiting writers series features award-winning poet

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 1, 2021

Poet and author Major Jackson will read some of his works for students and faculty members as part of WSU’s Visiting Writers Series.  The poetry reading will begin at 7 p.m. today on YouTube...

Aoki's newest book, “Life From Uncommon Stars,” will be released this fall.

Visiting Writers Series begins

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter January 25, 2021

The WSU Visiting Writers Series is holding its first event of the spring semester, a literary reading at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 on YouTube. Guest Ryka Aoki is a poet, author and performer. Her newest book,...

Ross Gay was able to capture the emotional intimacy of his poetry even in a Zoom room.

OPINION: Visiting writer invoked joy, intimacy

MAKAYLA NORTH, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2020

On Oct. 15, the WSU Visiting Writers’ Series invited poet Ross Gay to stream a live reading of his work, including an excerpt from his new 100+ page poem, “Be Holding” and several selections from...

James Owusu Asare attended WSU to study math, but he also continued to write poetry. His collection of poems now exceeds 300.

When math, poetry intersect

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter October 22, 2020

Seven-year-old James Owusu Asare sat in his family's home writing lines of poetry — a hobby he has continued to work on. Asare’s father was an English teacher and taught him to read at a very young...

Award winning poet Robert Wrigley speaks at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival in England, Nov. 9, 2013

Chewing Up Wrigley

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter February 14, 2014

A well-known bookstore, a local poet, and a poem about a guy who refers to himself in the alternative first person will come together at the Book Awards ceremony on Saturday.Robert Wrigley and his wife...

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