History, Trauma, & Graphic Novels

Join Blue Cactus Press, local author Tamiko Nimura and Destiny City Comics owner Ethan HD for a literary discussion about historical narratives, trauma, and storytelling in graphic novels. We’ll dive into the importance of presenting cultural and historical narratives of people from historically marginalized groups; and explore the ethical implications of writing, selling, and engaging with media …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the <a href=”https://www.reddit.com/r/Oly_Spec_Fic_Writers/” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group</a>. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack …

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Campfire Stories Reading

Join Ilyssa Kyu and Dave Kyu, editors of the new anthology Campfire Stories Volume II: Tales from America’s National Parks and Trails, and special guest Harvest Moon for a reading and book signing at Browsers Bookshop on Wednesday, August 2 at 6:00 PM. Inspired by America’s beloved national parks, Campfire Stories Volume II: Tales from America’s National …

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A Veteran Storytelling Event

Stories matter. The act of sharing a story at its core is how we as a species connect. There’s an alchemy that results from what happens when we listen to others share a life experience and in this case, hearing tales from our friends and neighbors who have served is beneficial for all. It allows …

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Christina Vega and Jonah Barrett

The Return of the Celebratory Center Salon

“I’ve been doing salons for about 20 years through the Northwest Playwrights Alliance,” playwright Bryan Willis explains. “I really love the format.” Happily for Willis, executive director Jill Barnes was eager to host a salon in The Washington Center’s black box theater, a utilitarian space adjacent to its main auditorium. It returns this May after a three-year hiatus.

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