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Poetry for Kids     View
Site features the work of Spokane, Washington poet Kenn Nesbitt. In addition to author information (biography, calendar of events, school visits) and poetry for children, this site includes the instructional section How to Write Funny Poetry.

Mourning Dove (Christine Quintasket) 1888-1936     View
"Mourning Dove was the literary name chosen by Christine (or Christal) Quintasket, an Okanogan from the Colville Reservation in eastern Washington." This site presents her biography plus a photograph, related links, and a selective bibliogr ...

Ella Higginson Collection     View
Writer Ella Rhoads Higginson grew up in Oregon and moved to Bellingham, Washington state, after marrying Russell C. Higginson. Her writing included novels, poems, and short stories. She became Washington's poet laureate in 1931. Her papers, housed at ...

Here in Geoduck Junction: Finding a Home Among the Migrants, Mavericks, and Mutants of the Pacific Northwest.     View
Author Tom Robbins received Bumbershoot's 1997 Golden Umbrella Award for "lifetime achievement in the arts." The text of his acceptance speech was published in the Seattle Weekly's May 4-10, 2000, issue. Read it to discover how "this n ...

Dune: The Official Website     View
The late Washington state author Frank Herbert created the Dune series, which continues to be produced by his son Brian and co-author Kevin Anderson. This site contains information about the six novels Frank Herbert completed before his death in 1986 ...

Sui-Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) (1865-1914)     View
This site concerns Edith Maude Eaton, daughter of an English father and a Chinese mother, who moved to Seattle, Washington, in 1900. She wrote several works of short fiction under the pen name Sui-Sin Far. The site has annotated (mostly) links to cri ...

Deborah Hopkinson: Children's Author     View
The Web site by this Walla Walla, Washington, author of historical picture books and novels includes biographical, contact, and public appearance information as well as brief summaries of her books, lesson plans for many of the books, and links to to ...

Tom Robbins: My Life and Work     View
A Seattle Weekly interview with writer and Washington state resident Tom Robbins in which he discusses his thoughts on life, literature, love, marriage, and his readers. Includes Robbins' lists of "Ten books everybody should read because they're ...

Carver: The Raymond Carver Web Site     View
Writer Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, but moved to Yakima, Washington state, at age three. He spent much of his adult life in California and died in Port Angeles, Washington state, in 1988. This site includes a biography, chronology, ...

Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America     View
Companion site to a book that tells the story of Helga Estby, a Norwegian immigrant who, in 1896, walked 3,500 miles across North America in a determined effort to win a $10,000 wager and save her family's Eastern Washington state farm. The Web s ...



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