SpoYo Recap

A Reflection On Our First Annual Spokane Youth Book Festival Written by Lydia Mulligan   As a first year intern, I was really excited that the first big event for Get Lit! happened in my first month of working with this internship. The Spokane Youth Book Festival...

Community Organizations at SpoYo!

Get Lit! Programs knows that literacy is just one component of a healthy and vibrant community, and we are very excited that for our first annual Spokane Youth Book Festival, we have partnered with seven great community organizations focused on enriching the lives of...

Author Sherri Duskey Rinker Comes to SpoYo!

The first annual Spokane Youth Book Festival is pleased to be featuring New York Times bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker for two sessions during our full slate of free activities for children and families, Saturday October 10 at Eastern Washington...

“Bad Kitty” Author Nick Bruel Comes to SpoYo!

New York Times bestselling author Nick Bruel is coming to the first annual Spokane Youth Book Festival, Saturday, October 10, ready to read from his riotous Bad Kitty series and lead a writing and illustration workshop. Nick Bruel’s early reader picture book Bad...

Author S.E. Grove at SpoYo

The first annual Spokane Youth Book Festival is fortunate to be featuring bestselling author S.E. Grove at two events Saturday October 10th in Spokane. Grove, whose 2014 debut for middle-grade readers, The Glass Sentence, was an Indiebound and New York Times...

SpoYo: The First Annual Spokane Youth Book Festival

On Saturday October 10th, Spokane comes alive for SpoYo, the first annual Spokane Youth Book Festival, a celebration of the importance of books in young people’s lives. First, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, EWU’s Riverpoint Campus serves as host for a full slate...

Pie and Whiskey Reading? I’ll Be There!

Get Lit! is excited to announce that the 4th annual Pie & Whiskey reading will be held at the Woman’s Club of Spokane on April 23rd from 9-11PM. 13 artists will take the stage and present readings they wrote for this specific event. Hosted by Sam Ligon and Kate...
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