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The Visiting Authors series has included guests such as Bojan Louis and Sarah Hennessey. Photo courtesy of Cameron McGill

Visiting Authors Series hosting Poetry Workshop

JASMINE LIN, Evergreen reporter April 3, 2024

WSU's Visiting Authors series will be holding a Creative Writing Poetry Workshop on April 3. Scholarly assistant professor Cameron McGill said he oversees the Visiting Authors Series and students interested...

Addie Tsai discussing one of their books at a past event.

Visiting Writers Series continues with queer authors, poets

IRVIN VILLALVA, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2024

The Visiting Writers Series will continue with three events featuring queer authors and poets. Author and poet Addie Tsai (any/all) will be reading from their book “Unwieldy Creatures,” a queer...

Doc D facilitates a drum circle in the Terrell Library Auditorium during the inaugural National Day of racial Healing event at WSU in 2023.

Writers Give Voice to open conversation and process of racial healing

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief January 11, 2024

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is hosting the second annual reading and open mic event titled Writers Give Voice as a response to the university celebrating National Day of Racial Healing. While...

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU, Pullman, Wash.

Visiting Writers Series continues with Indigenous poet-author

KYLER BEANDER, Evergreen reporter October 17, 2023

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will be continuing its Visiting Writers Series with guest poet-author Bojan Louis at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Louis is the author of the short-story collection “Sinking...

Robin Wall Kimmerer will read her book Braiding Sweetgrass.

‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ author Robin Wall Kimmerer to read for WSU

SHAKIRA GONZALEZ-LUNA, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

The Visiting Writers Series returns this spring with Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of this year’s Common Reading book “Braiding Sweetgrass,” through a collaboration with the Common Reading Program. Kimmerer...

The Visiting Writers Series is returning next week, starting with a virtual event with poet Natalie Diaz.

Pulitzer-prize winner Natalie Diaz to give virtual reading

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief February 3, 2022

On Feb. 9, Pulitzer-prize-winning poet Natalie Diaz will be giving a virtual poetry reading and lecture for the first Visiting Writers Series event of 2022. WSU’s Department of English and the...

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 14, 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, Multimedia editor September 24, 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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