The author on the luxury of reading in the daylight, the underappreciated brilliance of “All the King’s Men,” and more.
Registration is now open for Seattle’s literary celebration in which acclaimed Northwest writers unveil original short stories.
Award-winning author Charles Johnson reflects on the power of illustration to inspire learning.
Humanities Washington’s evening of food, wine and words was a huge success in Spokane on Sept. 20. Now the fundraiser comes to Seattle, as authors read original works for our audience. If you’re not in Seattle, we have a slew of Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events coming up – and there’s likely one in your area.
The author of The School of Essential Ingredients and The Lost Art of Mixing talks her returning characters, showing multiple perspectives, success at 50 and more. Bauermeister will read at Bedtime Stories Seattle Oct. 4.
The Northwest author talks about her work in many different media, from visual art to theater to opera. Brown will read at Bedtime Stories in Seattle Oct. 4.
The author of Adventures of the Karaoke King discusses his inspiration, his training as an anthropologist, his lifelong tradition of feeding a monkey on his birthday, and more.
Johnson reads his original short work, “Night Hawks,” about a trip to IHOP with playwright August Wilson, in this exclusive video from 2008.
“In my opinion, the finest storytelling we have is an attempt to clarify, and also to make us look at the world with greater precision,” says Johnson. The local author talks with Spark about different elements of writing and philosophy. Johnson will read at Humanities Washington’s Bedtime Stories Seattle Oct. 4, where he will also receive the Humanities Washington Award.
Join Humanities Washington for our 15th annual Bedtime Stories Seattle and second annual Bedtime Stories Spokane this fall.