April 3: Crimson Reads celebrates faculty-authored books

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – A faculty author’s road to publication may only be fully appreciated by the librarians who, whether offering information or an ear, walk the same road to bring that book to light. Trevor Bond, head of Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington State University, followed one faculty […]

Gritty tale of Seattle pioneer midwife written by WSU nurse

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing SPOKANE, Wash. – Intricate birth stories of interest to midwives, nurses, doctors and students combine with rugged Seattle pioneer history and some fictional characters in a new book by Washington State University assistant professor of nursing Susan Fleming.

WSU alum nails two fantasy bestsellers; third coming

Patrick Rothfuss, ’02, has written two bestselling fantasy novels. A third is pending. Courtesy Patrick Rothfuss   Patrick Rothfuss, ’02, has written two bestselling fantasy novels. A third is pending. Courtesy Patrick Rothfuss PULLMAN, Wash. – Fantasy writer Patrick Rothfuss (’02 MA) enters the sleek atrium of the Chicago Hyatt with aplomb — passing through […]

Earth day book signing at WSU Bookie

Noël Sturgeon PULLMAN — WSU Professor of women’s studies Noël Sturgeon will sign copies of her new book “Environmentalism in Popular Culture: Gender, Race, Sexuality, and the Politics of Nature” (University of Arizona Press, 2009), from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Earth Day, April 22, at the Bookie in the CUB.   In her […]

Common Reading Program welcomes author Mary Roach

PULLMAN —San Francisco author Mary Roach will visit WSU on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to present the annual guest lecture for the freshman Common Reading Program. “May I Show You Our Whale Tapeworm? (Why I Love Research and You Should Too)” is the title of her public presentation set for 7 p.m. that evening in the […]

Author presents lecture at WSU Vancouver

Vancouver – Join author Katie Alvord at the WSU Vancouver campus 5:30 – 7 p.m., Feb. 21 for her presentation “Asphalt, Automobiles, and America: Can We Live Better by Driving Less?” in the Administration Building, Room 110. This event is free and open to the public. More than a century of American automobility has created a […]

NWPR to host humorist David Sedaris

YAKIMA – Northwest Public Radio will present an appearance by noted author and humorist David Sedaris at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Capitol Theatre in Yakima. Tickets will sell for $40 with a limited number of VIP tickets selling for $125. The VIP tickets include a copy of David Sedaris’ latest book and free […]