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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Haki R. Madhubuti is the founder of the Black Arts Movement and the Third World Press.

Black Arts Movement icon speaks truth through poetry

LANNAN RUIZ October 13, 2021

As a young boy, Haki R. Madhubuti’s mother asked him to go to the Detroit Public Library and check out a book called “Black Boy” by Richard Wright. With sadness strewn across his face, Madhubuti...

Writer Zoe Hana Mikuta addresses a crowd during a WSU Visiting Writers Series event on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.

UW student, author shares debut novel for Visiting Writers Series

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

For Zoe Hana Mikuta, writing is the art form she has always gotten the biggest kick out of. Mikuta, author of young adult novel “Gearbreakers” and junior at University of Washington, is the latest...

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...

Obioma, along with one other writer, are the only authors in history to be Booker Prize finalists for all their published books.

Visiting writers series highlights Booker Prize finalist

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief February 8, 2021

Chigozie Obioma, author of “The Fishermen” and English professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the featured guest for WSU's Visiting Writers Series fiction reading at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. The...

Aokis 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,...

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