By Debbie Brudie, Humanities Planning Group
PULLMAN, Wash. – Love, relationships and the fear of AIDS in early 1980s Seattle will be the focus as author John Whittier Treat reads from his first novel, “The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Honors Hall lounge at Washington State University.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education
PULLMAN, Wash. – In her latest book, “College Girl: A Memoir,” university professor Laura Gray-Rosendale describes the brutal rape and beating she endured as a Syracuse University junior in 1988 and the massive confusion and challenges she overcame in the months and years since.
PULLMAN— Stephen B Krucer, associate professor of language and literacy education at WSU, is a co-author in the new book, What Research REALLY Says about Teaching and Learning to Read, published by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
Krucer contributed a chapter on the nature of the reading process and also edited the book, which is set for release in October. Kucer is a College of Education faculty member at WSU Vancouver.
The premise of a new book is how learning to read means mastering letters and sounds and … » More …
RICHLAND — Poet Pamela Steele will read from her new book, “Paper Bird,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at WSU Tri-Cities.
The poetry reading is part of the Spring 2008 Liberal Arts Season of Events. It is in the WSU Tri-Cities East Building Auditorium, 2710 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free and open to the public.
Steele also will share some new poems she has written about living on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Pendleton, Ore.
Steele earned her master’s degree in fine arts in 2004 from Spalding University of Louisville, Kentucky. Her awards include the 2004 Kentucky Writers Coalition’s Jim … » More …
PULLMAN – WSU’s Department of English continues its Visiting Writer Series with Peter Chilson, who will read at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Museum of Art/WSU.
An informal conversation with the writer will also take place at noon on Nov. 8 in the Bundy Reading Room. Both events are free and open to the public.
The author’s new book, “Disturbance-Loving Species: A Novella and Stories,” won the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Bakeless Fiction Prize. The stories in this book are about Americans in Africa struggling to cope with political and … » More …
Crow Creek Sioux poet, novelist and scholar Elizabeth Cook-Lynn will give a literary reading at the WSU Museum of Anthropology in College Hall at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10. This event is free and open to everyone.
According to Lynn-Cook, who was born in Fort Thompson, S. D., in 1930 and raised on the reservation, her poetry and fiction is centered on the “cultural, historical and political survival of Indian Nations.” She believes it is her responsibility to support the legacy left by her ancestors in the modern world through her writing. Cook-Lynn … » More …