Beginning in April 2012, I conducted research for The New York Times’ multimedia narrative feature entitled Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek. I am proud to be a small part of the team that produced the December 2012 story, which was written by John Branch.
Thank you to Dark Coast Press for inviting me to read at the 2012 Seattle debut of LitCrawl, a series of readings in bookstores and bars. DCP Editor-in-Chief Jarret Middleton, Gabe Blackwell, John Hamilton, Elissa Washuta and Corinne Manning joined me at Spine & Crown Bookstore to prove that words are intoxicating.
On Thursday, October 18th, many friends and unknown persons showed up to this tiny bookstore despite the rain. We all carried on down the sodden streets to the next venue, a mile away. Only in Seattle.
© 2013 Kristen Millares Young.
Anca Szilagyi is one of my favorite writers. We met at the MFA program at the University of Washington, where she counseled me on the vagaries of workshopping a novel. On August 1st, I was honored to help her read the title story of her collection More Like Home than Home, which she is polishing as a 2012-13 Made at Hugo House fellow.
I am grateful that veteran reporter Bill Lucey looks me up every once in a while to see how I’m doing since the Seattle P-I closed. After checking in with me in 2010 for The Huffington Post, Bill called me earlier this summer to chat about writing and life after newspapers. Thanks to him for this profile on his site newspaperalum.com!