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Spark Central

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1214 W Summit Pkwy
Spokane, Washington 99201

February 2024

Drop In & Write

Thu, February 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 29, 2024

Spark Central, 1214 W Summit Pkwy
Spokane, Washington 99201
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THURSDAYS · 5:30 - 7 PM Adults · Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Jenny Davis, Hannah Engel, and Ben Van Voorhis. This program is free ... Read more

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March 2024

EWU Visiting Writer: Edan Lepucki

Fri, March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spark Central, 1214 W Summit Pkwy
Spokane, Washington 99201
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Edan Lepucki is the bestselling author of the novels California, Woman No. 17, and Time’s Mouth. She is also the editor of Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits as We Never Saw Them. Her work has been published in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Esquire Magazine, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and The Cut, among other publications.  She is a ... Read more

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EWU Visiting Writer: Kai Carlson-Wee

Fri, March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spark Central, 1214 W Summit Pkwy
Spokane, Washington 99201
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Kai Carlson-Wee is the author of RAIL (BOA Editions, 2018). He received his MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. He is the winner of a Pushcart Prize, the Lynda Hull Memorial Prize from Crazyhorse, and the Editor’s Prize from The Missouri Review. He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the ... Read more

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May 2024

EWU Visiting Writer: Keenan Norris

Fri, May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spark Central, 1214 W Summit Pkwy
Spokane, Washington 99201
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Keenan Norris’s latest novel is The Confession of Copeland Cane, winner of the 2022 Northern California Book Award. His essays have garnered a 2021-22 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award and 2021 Folio: Eddie Award, while his debut novel Brother and the Dancer won the 2012 James D. Houston Award. In 2023, he’s authored the biblio-memoir Chi Boy: Native Sons ... Read more

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