Washington State Book Award Celebration!

Auntie’s wants to take the opportunity to recognize the extraordinary achievements of Spokane’s writing community. For this reason we will be hosting an event celebrating Spokane’s Washington State Book Award winners and finalists. 

Sharma Shields, winner of the Washington State Book Award for Fiction will be reading with an amazing ensemble of past and present Washington State Book Award winners and finalists such as Bruce Holbert, Mary Cronk Farrell, Gregory Spatz, Nance Van Winckle, Shann Ray, Paul Lindholdt, Christopher Howell and Bill Youngs.

Washington State Book Award Winners and Finalists who will be joining us!

Mary Cronk Farrell, 2015 Washington State Book Award Finalist, PURE GRIT: HOW AMERICAN WORLD WAR II NURSES SURVIVED BATTLE AND PRISON CAMP IN THE PACIFIC

Bruce Holbert, 2015 Washington State Book Award Winner, THE HOUR OF LEAD: A NOVEL

Christopher Howell, 1986 Governor's Award for SEA CHANGE, 2005 Washington State Book Award Winner LIGHT’S LADDER: POEMS 

Paul Lindholdt, 2012 Washington State Book Award Winner for IN EARSHOT OF WATER: NOTES FROM THE COLUMBIA PLATEAU

Shann Ray, 2016 Washington State Book Award Finalist for AMERICAN COPPER

Sharma Shields, 2016 Washington State Book Award Winner SASQUATCH HUNTER’S ALMANAC

Gregory Spatz , 2003 Washington State Book Award  Winner WONDERFUL TRICKS: STORIES , 2014 Washington State Book Award Finalist for HALF AS HAPPY

Nance Van Winckel, 2014 Washington State Book Award finalist PACIFIC WALKERS, 1999 Washington State Governor’s Award for AFTER A SPELL: POEMS

Bill Youngs,1998 Washington State Governor’s Writer’s Award 1998, THE FAIR AND THE FALLS: SPOKANE’S EXPO ’74 TRANSFORMING AN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENT

Event date: 
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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