After the death of her husband, poet Judith Adams found solace in her work and the poems of others. She explores why simple words on a page can help us grieve.
“Do not, under any circumstances, tell us you grew up in poverty.” An essay by Maya Jewell Zeller.
From beavers to roadways, the author of “Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter” finds fascination in things that alter the natural world.
An interview with “The Cassandra” author Sharma Shields.
Author Sonora Jha on the tension between fiction and journalism. “I was able to use the skills I had as a journalist — deep questioning, listening, curiosity — and apply them in gathering pieces of the story.”
What do Northwest writers actually write in? We asked.
Veterans sometimes return from service feeling burdened by their experiences. The humanities let them know they’re not alone.
The author of “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore” is sticking with paper books over e-readers. “Because I’m a 1970s kid and still associate screens with playing the Atari 2600.”
The National Book Award Winner wants to remind you that the way you write is just as important as what you write about.
“Short stories are where I’m naturally drawn,” says the author of Hola and Goodbye, “and novels are sort of something that happen to me.”