Tag Archives: Seattle Reads

Seattle Reads 2017: A conversation with Angela Flournoy

In 2017 Seattle Reads The Turner House by Angela Flournoy. Enjoy this interview with Flounoy conducted by Vivian Phillips. If you’d like to ask your own questions, attend any one of six author programs with Angela Flournoy from May 8-11, 2017. The Turner … Continue reading

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Nonfiction to read alongside The Turner House

In 2017 Seattle Reads The Turner House, a novel about a large African-American family set in Detroit. We hope you’ve read it, or are planning to. Perhaps it has left you wanting to know more about the Great Migration of African-Americans … Continue reading

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Seattle Reads The Turner House: Fiction to Read Next

In 2017 Seattle Reads The Turner House by Angela Flournoy. Set in Detroit in 2008, post-economic crash, we meet the Turner family as the 13 adult siblings must decide what to do with their family home, worth only 1/10 of its … Continue reading

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Seattle Reads: An interview with author Karen Joy Fowler

This interview originally appeared in The American Reader. Reprinted with permission of Carmen Maria Machado for our 2016 Seattle Reads celebration featuring Karen Joy Fowler’s We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. Events with Ms. Fowler run Friday through Sunday, May … Continue reading

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A conversation with Seattle Reads author Peter Heller

— posted by Linda J. Peter Heller, author of our 2015 Seattle Reads book The Painter, chatted with me about the power of community book events, the inspiration for his character Jim Stegner, books he loves, and the crush he had on a … Continue reading

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Seattle Reads is NOW

~Posted by Jen B. We are delighted to welcome inaugural poet, Richard Blanco, for Seattle Reads 2014, beginning on Saturday, April 26! The featured work this year, For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet’s Journey, traces Blanco’s experience … Continue reading

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Got Poem?

Posted by Tom It’s National Poetry Month once again, and as usual, Seattle and its libraries are awash in poetry events. The Northeast Branch is hosting its annual all-ages poetry contest, in which everyone is invited to submit a poem at … Continue reading

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