Literature

August 24, 2015 10:33 PM
Peruse the fall literary listings—in rhyme
June 29, 2015 7:27 PM
Consider the connective tissue holding a long-term marriage together: a web of understanding based on personal history—years of discussion...
June 17, 2015 5:33 PM
A founding editor of The Believer magazine, San Francisco-based writer Vendela Vida is also known for writing entrancing novels, such as...
summer, reading, seattle, local, authors
June 12, 2015 4:31 PM
Sunblock, sunglasses and a great book—such cool things for a blistering hot summer day. Writer's Digest has said that it's hard to imagine...
June 10, 2015 7:31 PM
Known best for his stint as the bass player for Guns N’ Roses, Seattle rock star Duff McKagan has also proven himself to be a skilled...
June 10, 2015 5:15 PM
Seattle often is touted for its literary bona fides. We frequently top the list of America’s “most literate” cities (we’re currently number...
Arrow to Alaska for Seattle magazine
April 20, 2015 8:08 PM
Arrow to Alaska: A Pacific Northwest AdventureBy Hannah Viano Six-year-old Arrow has often dreamed about the voyages taken by boats...
April 9, 2015 4:53 PM
Back in 2012, environmental journalist Bruce Barcott was considering voting no on Initiative 502, due to a general distaste for cannabis...
Black River and Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley
March 5, 2015 7:06 PM
Black River by S.M. Hulse (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24) This striking debut novel by Spokane writer S.M. Hulse is a contemporary Western...
Otter
March 4, 2015 10:25 PM
One of the many pleasures of beachcombing along the shores of Puget Sound is the immense variation in the colors of the stones—deep purple...
March 3, 2015 12:47 AM
In 2003, Seattle author Brent Hartinger published Geography Club, the first book in his young adult series that follows gay high school...
January 16, 2015 6:23 PM
The idea of Sasquatch has long been alluring, as the missing link that lurks at the edge of Northwest forests and also in our collective...
November 24, 2014 10:16 PM
Girl starts food blog. Girl meets boy through blog. Blog wins awards; girl and boy get married and start a restaurant. Girl gets magazine...
October 13, 2014 8:01 PM
During a stint living in Japan, writer and translator Zack Davisson rented an apartment that was haunted by a ghost. There were bumps in...
September 26, 2014 7:28 PM
Known for witty performance art—as a roving retro secretary/improv poet in The Typing Explosion and a fake scientist/real poet in The Vis-à...
September 10, 2014 6:57 PM
My Fluorescent God ($14.95)Almost Live! alum Joe Guppy recounts the story of his self-described “crazy period” in 1971, when he stayed for...