Laila Lalami at Get Lit! 2017

Laila Lalami at Get Lit! 2017

Laila Lalami is no stranger to crossing borders. Born in Morocco, educated in Great Britain and the U.S., Lalami explores the limits and complexities of national and individual identity, race, displacement, and belonging in her fiction. Morocco plays a part in much of...

EWU Visiting Writer Series: Elizabeth Spires

Author Elizabeth Spires comes to Auntie’s Tomorrow Evening By Get Lit! staff writer Lisa Laughlin Elizabeth Spires is a woman of many talents. She is the author of six collections of poetry (Globe, Swan’s Island, Annonciade, Worldling, Now the Green Blade Rises, and...

Diane Cook battles “Man V. Nature”

by Makayla Wamboldt Diane Cook is no stranger to storytelling. After years sharing other people’s stories as a producer for This American Life, Cook is sharing some of her own. Man V. Nature, her 2014 debut collection of short stories, was a finalist for the Los...

Books for a Desert Island

by Alex Baker Forget a radio or flare gun. If I were on a desert island, I’d just want a backpack full of books. In the unlikely event that I find myself marooned in the middle of the ocean, I’d want to bring The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay, The Kite Runner by...
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