Books and Words

BOOKS AND WORDS IN OLYMPIA

2018 State of the Arts

By Billy Thomas and Lydia Boss, special contributor Artist Trust is a nonprofit...

Olympia Teens Deliver Verses Louder Than a Bomb at Tacoma Event

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) is a month-long competition for poets...

New Olympia Poet Laureate Sady Sparks

By NED HAYES Sady Sparks, a current undergraduate at The Evergreen State College, has...

Ira Glass and His American Life

By NED HAYES At the age of 19, Ira Glass began his career in public radio. Over the 39...

Measure for Measure? (Full Script)

By William Shakespeare,Adapted by Christian Carvajal First presented at Tacoma Little...

Well-Told Tales at StoryOly

By Christian Carvajal Professional storyteller Elizabeth Lord has been the host of...

A Deadly Wind at Browers Bookshop

By Alec Clayton John Dodge, longtime columnist for The Olympian, has published a book...

Upcoming Events at Orca Books

By Alec Clayton September promises to be a stellar month for events at Olympia’s Orca...

StoryOly Grand Slam

By Christian Carvajal As StoryOly completes its third season of raconteurial...

Upcoming Events at Browsers Bookshop

By Alec Clayton Browsers Bookshop has a full schedule of art exhibits, book readings and...

Wordsmiths: new local literary interview series

OLY ARTS brings to the South Sound Wordsmiths, a new local literary interview series....

Authors of Swimming Holes Guide – in Olympia

by LUCIA VOLKER Swimming Holes of Washington authors Anna Katz and Shane Robinson will...

A Pride Reading List — From Orca Books

The following recommended reading list was provided by Orca Books in Olympia for Pride...

Top Actors to Perform The Eagle Tree on Stage at Lakewood Playhouse

By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS In June, Lakewood Playhouse will host a staged reading of a...

Olympia Celebrates 18th-Annual Comics Festival

by Billy Thomas for OLY ARTS On Saturday, June 2, 2018, comic book creators, readers, and...

Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna at the Lacey Library

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS Washington State’s new Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna,...

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