Nominations for the 2020 Arts Awards are open now! Recognize the amazing accomplishments of creatives, arts and cultural organizations, and local individuals committed to enriching our community through the arts by submitting your nominations for each of the four awards categories: Leadership, Collaboration, Imagination and Inclusion. Submit your nominations here and save the date the 2020 Spokane Arts Awards on Saturday, September 26!

Artist: Ian PisarcikHe/Him/His

Aritistic Discipline: Words

Ian Pisarcik was born and raised in rural New England. His stories and poems have appeared in the Roanoke Review, Lullwater Review, Maine Review, and the Flyway Journal of Writing and Environment. He currently lives in Spokane, Washington with his wife, newborn daughter, and Labrador retriever. His debut novel, BEFORE FAMILIAR WOODS, will be published by Crooked Lane Books on March 10, 2020.