Paul Constant

Jon Raymond’s ‘Freebird’ Is About the Conversations We Don’t Have With One Another

Also—about a scheme where someone profits off of everyone else’s literal crap.

At Bushwick Book Club, Musicians Turn Books Into Song

The latest installment has musicians taking on water-themed passages from local books.

“We Told You So” Tells How Fantagraphics Failed Its Way to Success

The 700-page doozy dives into 40 years of comics publishing via oral history and, of course, comics.

Sara Schulman’s Queer Perspective on Conflict

Her thesis in ‘Conflict’ is to deflate the concept that feelings are inviolable.

A ‘Citizen’ in Trump’s America

Our monthly post-election book club returns this Wednesday with a discussion of Claudia Rankine’s work at Third Place Seward Park.

What You Need to Do for Literary Seattle in 2017

The local books that stuck with Paul Constant this year, as well as a challenge for the next.

Christmas Claims Its Literary Victims

With Lit Fix and Origin Stories, December 14 is effectively the last day of Seattle’s 2016 lit calendar.

Maged Zaher Is Leaving Town

Before he moves to Atlanta, catch the revolutionary local poet’s final reading this weekend.

Matthew Simmons Is Poking at the Elemental in His Short Stories

In ‘The In-Betweens,’ you are God’s crash-test dummy.

The Furnace Goes Cold

After four years of storytelling “with vigor,” the Hollow Earth reading series comes to a close.

Introducing “Reading Through It: A Post-Election Book Club”

Join us for a monthly discussion of how to move forward in Donald Trump’s America.

Twenty-Four Local Writers Pile Into a Party Bus for Indies First

This Saturday, the roving gang of writers will visit three Seattle indie bookstores.

Vote With Your Wallet at Seattle 7 Writers’ Holiday Bookfest

Now more than ever, we want to keep our money in the neighborhoods where we live.

A Stacked Bumbershoot Reading Lineup Redux—This Time, for Free

Sherman Alexie, Robert Lashley, and EJ Koh will join forces once more this Friday.

Donna Miscolta’s Short Stories Are a Balm For Our ‘Troubulent’ Times

The Seattle author’s new book ‘Hola and Goodbye,’ is a reminder that monsters will never win.

Short Run Is Coming! (Sleep When You’re Dead)

Prepare for the small-press and comics festival’s bountiful offerings all this week.

A New Anthology Celebrates Seattle’s Underrepresented South End

‘Emerald Reflections’ Collects the Best of the “South Seattle Emerald”

Lit Crawl’s One-Day Deluge of Readings

On Thursday, Downtown, First Hill, and Capitol Hill will teem with authors.

This Weekend, Seattle Cartoon Overload

Release parties from local comic artists Noel Franklin, Mark Campos, and collective THE HAND.