Shelf Lives

7 Seattle Books to Read This Fall

From Marcus Harrison Green's essay collection to a history of the 1991 Huskies by Mike Gastineau.

09/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

School of Thought

A Small-Town Schoolhouse Gets New Life as a Creative Arts Center

Artists and writers use vintage classrooms to uncover a new side of Rainier.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

What Is Local Talent?

Matthew Amster-Burton Will Be on Jeopardy!

The local food writer goes on the trivia game show April 8.

04/04/2019 By Stefan Milne

Quote Unquote

Claire Dederer Is a Troublemaker

The author dishes on sex and death and middle age.

08/17/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Lit Hits

Hugo House Announces 2017–18 Season

A new season at Hugo House welcomes the "place for writers" back to its revamped Capitol Hill location, along with a local legend, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and many more.

08/16/2017 By Jaime Archer

A View of Her Own

Meet the Fremont Bridge’s First Writer-in-Residence

Essayist Elissa Washuta worked all summer in the bridge’s 99-year-old tower as its first writer-in-residence, named by the City of Seattle. We caught up with her on her last week perched above the Lake Washington Ship Canal.

11/14/2016 By Allison Williams


'Warm Bodies' Writer Isaac Marion on Zombie Love

The Mount Vernon native gets his big break when a film adaptation of his novel hits theaters Friday.

01/30/2013 By Matthew Halverson

140 Characters or fewer

Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week

Meat displayed in meatless mag, the odd brilliance of Alex Sulkin, and anthropomorphizing bananas.

04/15/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Books & Talks

Dan Savage, Terry Miller Take ‘It Gets Better’ On the Road

The book tour comes home to Seattle tonight.

03/29/2011 By Laura Dannen

Writing Life

It’s a Write-In at Hugo House

Bring your laptop, your moleskine, your pens and a couple bucks for booze.

02/22/2011 By Laura Dannen


March Issue of ‘Wired’ Boldly Goes Where Mike Daisey Has Already Gone

Seventeen suicides at an iPhone plant in China? "‘Wired’ finally wakes up," Daisey says.

02/18/2011 By Laura Dannen