Up for Debate

  • August 2, 2021
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  • Essay
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  • By Mellina White

Mellina White is a queer person of color—and a conservative—in one of the most liberal cities in America. She reflects on the struggles of being the contrarian at the table and going against the political grain of your friends, your community, and your home.

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Three Poems from Washington State, Part V

  • August 10, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Susan Rich / Rachel Kessler / Eric Lochridge

The final 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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Three Poems from Washington State, Part I

  • July 13, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Sherman Alexie / Mary Eliza Crane / Claudia Castro Luna

The first 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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Looking for Betty MacDonald

  • January 12, 2017
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  • Feature
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  • By Paula Becker

A historian seeks to uncover more about the author of “The Egg and I” and “Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle” and becomes lost in Betty’s world—a place where humor overcomes tragedy, and a story deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest.

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