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Nov. 2: Comedy focus of Visiting Writer Series
October 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Award-winning comedy writer, director and producer Ted Tremper will be the featured Visiting Writer Series speaker 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Daggy Hall’s Wadleigh Theatre.

Nov. 9: Literary agent to discuss publishing industry
October 31, 2016

taryn-fagernessPULLMAN, Wash. – Literary agent and alumna Taryn Fagerness will share publishing industry insider tips at noon Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Honors Hall Lounge as part of the free, public Department of English Visiting Writer Series at Washington State University.

Feb. 25: Coming-of-age, diversity novelist to read, talk
February 22, 2016

torresPULLMAN, Wash. – Justin Torres, whose 2012 debut novel “We the Animals” follows three half-Puerto Rican brothers who “tear their way through childhood” in Brooklyn, will read and answer questions at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Museum of Art at Washington State University.

Oct. 6: Environmental writers to read, discuss work
September 22, 2015

Terry-Tempest-Williams,-left,-and-Brooke-WilliamsPULLMAN, Wash. – Environmental writers Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams will read from and discuss their work at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the Washington State University CUB auditorium as part of the free, public Department of English Visiting Writer Series.

Nov. 13: Second City comedian, alumnus presents work
November 6, 2014

tremper-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Comedian, filmmaker, writer and Washington State University alumnus Ted Tremper will discuss his entertaining work in a free, public presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in the CUB auditorium.

Oct. 20: Award-winning poet to read, discuss work
October 14, 2014

Hillman-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Brenda Hillman – teacher, activist and award-winning author of nine volumes of poetry – will read and discuss her work at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the Museum of Art/WSU. The free, public event is part of the Washington State University Visiting Writer Series.

April 15: Acclaimed writer of the West Rick Bass reads
April 7, 2014

Bass-Rick-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Rick Bass, one of America’s foremost writers of the West, will read from his fiction and nonfiction as part of the Visiting Writer Series at Washington State University. The free, public reading will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall.

Native American novelist to read her works
March 21, 2008

PULLMAN – Native American novelist Susan Power will host an informal conversation at noon on April 3 in the Bundy Reading Room at the WSU Pullman campus.


She will also read at 7:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Her books will be for sale after the reading.


This is the last reading in the Visiting Writer Series for the 2007-2008 academic year.


An acclaimed fiction writer, Powers weaves words and the interlocking stories they tell into rich tapestries that unite generations across time and connect all places.


Ghost landscapes lay beneath contemporary maps and the actions of ancestors long … » More …

Ann Pancake to read at Museum of Art
November 16, 2006

PULLMAN – Washington State University’s Department of English continues its Fall 2006 Visiting Writer Series on Thursday, November 16, with author Ann Pancake.The reading, sponsored by the WSU Department of English, Artist Trust, the Visual, Performing and Literary Arts Committee (VPLAC) and the Museum of Art/WSU is scheduled for the Museum of Art  at 7:30 p.m.  Books will be available after the reading. Pancake’s collection of short stories, Given Ground, won the 2000 Bakeless award.  Other prizes she has received include a Whiting Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant, a Pushcart Prize, the Glasgow Prize, and creative writing fellowships from the states … » More …