Words

Words of all types: writing, spoken word, storytelling and more! All genres welcome. Seek out a book club or writing group, mark your calendar for visiting authors, or find ways to tell your story live onstage. If you are specifically interested in poetry, check out our Poet Laureate page, too! 

Artist
RoCour Lynn

Public Journalist. Broadcast Independent Media. I compose local news pieces weekly for Community Radio. Always on the search for unbiased, real content for the people, with a passion for truth and giving a voice to underrepresented topics. Trained in broadcast media. Podcast management, event coordination, and strategy administration for optimal team content success. In my spare time, I enjoy writing short stories and poetry that note to sci fi and mystery. I love variety and always looking for content that excites and evokes curiosity. Deep love for world travel. Lastly, I enjoy connecting with fellow creatives.

Artist
Janelle Cordero

Janelle Cordero is an interdisciplinary artist and educator living in the seventh most hipster city in the U.S. Both her writing and her paintings are sparse narratives that emphasize the disconnected nature of the human condition. Her writing has been published in dozens of literary journals, including Harpur Palate and The Louisville Review, while her paintings have been featured in venues throughout the Pacific Northwest. Janelle’s paintings have also been featured in multiple local shows, such as Terrain and FemFest.

Artist
JM Adamshaspert

Jonathan Adamshaspert is a Spokane based photographer and award winning Pacific Northwest Platinum & Palladium Printmaker. He is the Printmaker in Residence at Ohr Sofer Studio, LLC and an Instructor/Curriculum Advisor of Photographic Practice at Light Benders Institute of Photography. Classically trained in professional photography- he has dedicated his career solely to the making and preservation of platinum and palladium photographic prints in order to ensure the continuation of the traditional printmaking into the 21st Century. His primary area of concentration deals with the printing of large-scale history based community works projects.s