Monstrous

  • October 23, 2017
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  • 5 Questions
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  • By Jefferson Robbins

Author Sharma Shields on finding meaning in monsters, her upcoming book on Hanford, and being occasionally spooked by her own writing.

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Three Poems from Washington State, Part II

  • July 19, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Kathleen Flenniken / Tom Robbins / Catherine Alice Michaelis

The second of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.

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The plays written by Elizabeth Heffron force their ordinary characters toward extraordinary contemplations of health, death, family, and society. The Seattle playwright has worked in multiple aspects of live theater, ranging from full-length stage drama to short works and radio plays. Along the way she has made a name for herself as “an artist with […]

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Engineer-turned-poet Kathleen Flenniken once worked at the Hanford nuclear site. She now shares details of her experience working at the site and stories of her hometown, Richland, in her presentation My Hanford: A Personal History, as a part of Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau.

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