Women’s Liberation Book Club

Join us Friday, August 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at Orca Books Coopearative to discuss I Love Myself When I Am Laughing… And Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive by Zora Neale Hurston. Copies are available in store now. About the collection: During her lifetime, Zora Neale Hurston was praised for her writing but condemned for …

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Capital Indie Book Con

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Inspired by the sci-fi and fantasy conventions where she promotes and sells her work, Olympia author Lee French started her own convention — focused solely on books. “I go to a lot of science fiction and fantasy conventions because that’s what I write,” French said in a phone interview …

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Pacific Northwest Book Picks for 2017

Olympia bookseller Andrea Y. Griffith of Browsers Bookshop provided readers of OLY ARTS with her book recommendations for Pacific Northwest authors for our winter 2017 edition.  THE HIDDEN LIVES OF OWLS Leigh Calvez Bird books are huge in Olympia, and Seattle-area author Calvez recently held a jam-packed reading at the Olympia Library. A beautiful book …

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