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HIGH SKIES author Tracy Daugherty at the Portland Book Festival!

Date: November 23, 2020

Corvallis-based writer Tracy Daugherty shares a selection from his new novella, High Skies, in this reading filmed at the Portland Art Museum. Catch this reading on Literary Arts’ Instagram Stories on November 19th, or stream it […]

Kristen Millares Young article in The Rumpus!

Date: November 16, 2020

As editor of SEISMIC:Seattle, City of Literature, I asked artists and storytellers to reflect on what it means for Seattle to be a City of Literature. While celebrating Seattle’s inclusion in […]

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Reviews:

Don’t Go Crazy With­out Me: A Tragi­com­ic Memoir

Date: August 31, 2020

Read­ing Deb­o­rah Lott’s mem­oir of her dys­func­tion­al upbring­ing feels like the lit­er­ary equiv­a­lent of rub­ber­neck­ing: her child­hood was a series of train­wrecks, but some­how you can’t stop turn­ing around to watch. […]

High Skies

Date: August 31, 2020

Daugherty’s engrossing latest (after the collection American Originals) focuses on the small community of Midland, Tex., in the late 1950s as it reels from severe weather, Cold War paranoia, and school […]

Publishers Weekly Review: Unseen City by Amy Shearn

Date: August 19, 2020

Shearn’s luminous latest (after The Mermaid from Brooklyn) follows a self-avowed librarian spinster; a man researching the history of his father’s Crown Heights, Brooklyn, home; and the ghost of an orphaned […]

A Point of Change

Date: August 17, 2020

Aimee Liu’s Glorious Boy gives readers a portrait of a young mother and fledgling anthropologist caught in a remote outpost in the midst of World War Two. Two of Liu’s three previous […]

Each Story is a Kaleidoscope in ‘Boy Oh Boy’

Date: August 3, 2020

The stories in Boy Oh Boy by Zachary Doss are playful, surreal, sometimes dark, and always magical. This wonderful collection of inventive queer fabulist stories and flash fictions won the 2018 Grace […]

Past as Place in Subduction

Date: July 30, 2020

In Kristen Millares Young’s Subduction, one of the main characters, Peter, a member of the Makah tribe, talks about the past as a physical place that can hold you. In the […]

Human Touch: Sex & Taipei City by Yu-Han Chao

Date: July 29, 2020

The Taipei of Yu-Han Chao’s debut story collection Sex & Taipei City both bustles and glistens. It’s a city of industry and aspiration—skyscrapers and metro trains, prep schools and department stores. Yet […]

Review: Open the Dark by Marie Tozier

Date: July 27, 2020

Marie Tozier’s new book, Open the Dark, is a lyrical guide to the life in Northwest Alaska experienced by the Iñupiaq poet and her family. It touches on themes that can be […]

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