Mixed media artwork based on the novels and short stories of African American female, Nobel Prize-winning author, Toni Morrison.
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!
The Scent of a Thousand Rains is a literary and musical exploration of a life lived in pursuit of what remains. “When I did look, / You were there.”
Roin Morigeau (b. Oct 24, 1984) is an interdisciplinary artist using drawing, painting, poetry, and sculpture to explore the dichotomy between matriarchal and patriarchal space. Roin centers their art practice as a form of protest and healing.
Shantell works with a various mediums in her visual art process, with a focus on ink drawings. Shantell also writes and performs original poetry at local spoken word events. Recently she has started focusing her creative process in electronic music.
Artists and craftspeople share a visual demonstration for you to observe. Demonstrations in October are presented in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month.
5th Annual Spokane Writers Conference, registration required. Free workshops and events.
Artist Trust Program Manager Lydia Boss provides an overview of how to apply for artist grants.
With support from SAGA, Scablands Books will publish a graphic novel, Baby Speaks Salish, by local writer Emma Noyes. Proceeds will go to the Salish School of Spokane, which is dedicated to keeping the interior Salish languages alive in the face of ongoing colonialism.
Square Top Theatre was founded in 2007. It seek to create ongoing artistic collaborations, to tell good stories well, and to create new and enduring work. The organization strive to expand the medium of live theatre and to explore its boundaries while engaging a wide audience.
Writers in the Community (WITC) at EWU offers free workshops to audiences as varied as inmates, veterans, men and women in recovery, pediatric oncology patients, and elementary, middle, and high school students.
Davy Jones started writing at a young age under the mentorship of a well-regarded and established community of writers in Denver, CO. Their work focuses on being born into an immigrant family in America, trans/queer identity, love and dogs.
Kathryn Smith is the author of the poetry collection Book of Exodus (Scablands Books, 2017), and several other books. Her collage and mixed media pieces have also been shown in a variety of venues.