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.
Shields, the author of Favorite Monster talks about mixing fantastic story elements into her fiction, her background working at the Spokane County Library, and more.
The local author talks with Spark about how being a journalist, former Mormon and Idaho resident affects (or doesn’t affect) his work.
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.
Kathleen Flenniken shares insight into how she composes and teaches poetry, her roots as an engineer, and how sense of place affects her writing. Flenniken will read at Bedtime Stories Spokane Sept. 20.
“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.
The critically acclaimed author talks with Spark magazine about his latest, We Live In Water, much of which was inspired by Walter’s life in Spokane and includes a zombie-themed story. Walter is one of the featured authors at Humanities Washington’s Bedtime Stories Spokane this fall.