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November 2022

Keiko Hara Reception & Book Release

November 16, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, WSU, 1535 NE Wilson Road
Pullman, WA 99164-7301
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Keiko Hara setting up an exhibit

Join us on Wednesday, November 16, for an evening at the museum with Walla Walla-based artist Keiko Hara. Hara’s work is the subject of a mini-survey exhibition, Keiko Hara: Four Decades of Paintings and Prints, chronicling her unwavering commitment to painting and her unique form of Japanese woodblock printmaking over a 40-year period. This event also celebrates Hara’s first full-scale museum publication by the same name, offered by the WSU Press and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU. Books…

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December 2022

WSU Press 31st Annual Holiday Book Fair

December 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
WSU PRESS HOLIDAY BOOK FAIR on a crimson background with a snowflake

All are welcome to attend! Meet authors Helen Heavirland and Keith Petersen, munch on cookies, grab some giveaways, and with every $45 purchase, choose from our selection of FREE books! Terrell Library Atrium on the WSU Pullman campus Wednesday, December 7, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. SAVE 30 – 50%!  

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February 2023

Global Nomad author Tom Haig at Oakshire Brew Hall

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakshire Brew Hall, 5013 NE 42nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218
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photo of Tom Haig competing in a marathon using a hand cycle

Former world-class high diver, Portland resident, and 2-time winner of the city marathon’s hand cycle division, Tom Haig, will celebrate the release of his new book, "Global Nomad: My Travels Through Diving, Tragedy, and Rebirth," on February 4, 2023, at the Oakshire Brew Hall, 5013 NE 42nd Ave, in Portland, Oregon, starting at 2:00 p.m. The event will include live music and a Q&A session with former Adidas CEO, Steve Wynne. In 1996, Haig crashed headfirst into a truck and…

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Trevor Bond at the Whitman County Historical Society Pullman Depot’s Freight Room

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pullman Heritage Depot, 330 North Grand Ave
Pullman, WA 99163
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The Story of the Wetxuuwíitin’ (formerly Spalding-Allen) Collection The Pullman Depot Heritage Center's next BookTalk will feature Trevor Bond, Pullman, speaking about his new book, Coming Home to Nez Perce Country. His talk will take place in the Freight Room at the Depot on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 PM. Masks are encouraged but not required. Find the post on the WCHS FaceBook page to reserve your spot. In 1847, Presbyterian missionary Henry Spalding acquired handmade Nez Perce artifacts and…

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March 2023

Jeff Burnside with attorney Bill Marler at Eagle Harbor Book Co.

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way E
Bainbridge Island, 98110
artwork from a 1904 postcard featuring the Steptoe Butte hotel

Television news investigative reporter and author Jeff Burnside and Bainbridge Island legend Bill Marler will be at Eagle Harbor Book Co. on March 2, 2023 to discuss Jeff's book, co-authored with Gordon W. Davis, Cashup Davis: The Inspiring Life of a Secret Mentor. Among the first white settlers on the Palouse, British immigrant Cashup Davis and his family opened an immensely popular stagecoach stop. When he insists on building an opulent hotel atop one of eastern Washington’s highest sites, it…

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Michele Corriel at The History Museum in Great Falls

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The History Museum, 422 2nd St S
Great Falls, MT 59405
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photo of Gennie DeWeese's Bare Trees

The Cascade County Historical Society welcomes the author of a new book, Montana Modernists: Shifting Perspectives on Western Art, Dr. Michele Corriel, who will give a presentation on twentieth-century postwar Montana art. Examining the emergence of an avant-garde movement in the state, Dr. Corriel profiles the pioneers of this movement: Jessie Wilber, Frances Senska, Bill Stockton, Isabelle Johnson, Robert DeWeese, and Gennie DeWeese. Together, these artists implemented an aesthetic philosophy and a modern understanding of form, color, and abstraction that…

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Helen Heavirland at Pendleton Center for the Arts

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 North Main Street
Pendleton, OR 97801
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photo of a young Lingscheit daughter standing with a goat in a field

Meet Helen Lingscheit Heavirland, as she reads from her new book, Surviving the Sand, about farming with her family during the Columbia Basin Project's early years. Like many others, the Lingscheit’s lives are full of arduous work and incredibly tough times, but also love and laughter. Growing up, Helen Lingscheit Heavirland listened—utterly captivated—as her father read stories aloud. The characters his expressive voice brought to life transported her to imagined adventures and helped motivate her to overcome her shyness and…

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Global Nomad author Tom Haig at PEAK Sports

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
PEAK Sports, 207 NW 2nd St
Corvallis, OR 97330
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photo of Tom Haig competing in a marathon using a hand cycle

Former world-class high diver and 2-time winner of the Portland marathon’s hand cycle division, Tom Haig, will celebrate the release of his new book, "Global Nomad: My Travels Through Diving, Tragedy, and Rebirth," on March 18, 2023, at PEAK Sports, 207 NW 2nd Street in Corvallis, Oregon, starting at 6:30 p.m. In 1996, Haig crashed headfirst into a truck and suddenly found himself living a very different life from a wheelchair. His recovery—mentally, physically, and emotionally—was excruciating. “I’d been in…

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April 2023

Christine Lysnewycz Holbert to give readings from the Lost Horse Press Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Terrell Library Atrium, PO Box 645610, Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-5610
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The WSU Libraries, together with the David G. Pollart Center for Arts and Humanities, and WSU Press, are pleased to welcome publisher Christine Lysnewycz Holbert for readings from the Lost Horse Press Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series. Founded in 2017 by Christine Lysnewycz Holbert and series editor Grace Mahoney, the Series brings Ukraine’s poetry to an English-speaking audience through side-by-side translation of award-winning Ukrainian poets, including Serhiy Zhadan, Lyuba Yakimchuk, and Natalka Bilotserkivets. You can read more about Christine Lysnewycz Holbert here: To…

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Candace Wellman at the Whatcom County Historical Society local history program

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whatcom Museum, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Join the Whatcom County Historical Society for a local history program in the Rotunda Room of Old City Hall. $5 suggested donation/members free. Local historian Candy Wellman will share the fascinating story of Edmund Clare Fitzhugh, head of the Sehome coal mine and company store, which for a time in the mid-1800s, was the Northwest's largest labor employer. Her book on Edmund C. Fitzhugh, Man of Treacherous Charm, will be released in April. In 1857, while the coal mine's manager, Fitzhugh…

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