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One of the biggest events at this year’s festival will be An Evening with Roxane Gay. Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose writing is unmatched and widely revered. Her work garners international acclaim for its reflective, no-holds-barred exploration of...
Exciting new festival events!

Exciting new festival events!

Written by Greg Scheiber “Every word along the way Lit like a flame upon The wick of its origin I kiss each name and make For it a temple on my tongue I name” writes Janaka Stucky in his forthcoming book of poetry, Ascend Ascend, due out on April 23. Ascend Ascend was...
Visit Spokane

Visit Spokane

Written by Visit Spokane. Greater Spokane is an ambitious community. A place to call home, to experience, a place of opportunity and discovery. It’s a city where life mingles brilliantly with nature. Cozy restaurants, jewel hotels, spirited arts, and gracious wine...
“The Mothers”: Brit Bennett’s Magnificent Child

“The Mothers”: Brit Bennett’s Magnificent Child

Written by Holly Pratt The Mothers, Brit Bennett’s debut novel, is the type of novel where you sit down intending to read just a chapter or two but end up putting off the world until it’s done, its clear, decisive prose pushing out every other thought. Her...

Creatives with Careers: How They Get It Done

Written by Holly Pratt Unless you’re a Lord, say Byron, or come into a large inheritance, à la E.M Forster, and can spend your days summering in Europe, walking your private gardens, and dashing off a novel or poem when the mood strikes, you’ll have to do what most...
Insights of a Professional Tree Climber

Insights of a Professional Tree Climber

Hello everyone and welcome to another Get Lit! blog post written by a nervous intern who is fueled by caffeine and student debt! My name is Ryan Hatten, and I will be your host this evening. Our topic tonight is Josh MacIvor-Andersen, a writer who once made a living...
Happy New (Festival) Year from Get Lit!

Happy New (Festival) Year from Get Lit!

Happy New (Festival) Year from Get Lit! Programs Hello, and long time, no blog! My name’s Genevieve and I’m an intern here at Get Lit! who tends to err on the side of exclamation points! I hope your 2018 has been off to a great start so far; I know ours has at the Get...