Rebekah Anderson

Rebekah Anderson is a writer working on her first novel. Her work has appeared in Fourteen Hills, publications by Sasquatch Books and Really Good Books, and several newsweeklies. She is also the curator of DEBUT LIT (www.debutlit.com), a nonprofit dedicated to promoting first time authors. She has an MFA in Fiction Writing from New York University, where she worked with E.L. Doctorow, Jayne Anne Phillips and Irini Spanidou. She currently lives in Seattle.

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    Jack Straw Writers in the Off Hours on July 25 in Seattle

    The Off Hours readings are among the best attended literary events in Seattle. At every quarterly event, coordinator Lacey Henson Clemmons packs the Sole Repair Shop on Capitol Hill with a lively crowd of the series\’ avid followers. This coming Wednesday, July 25th, the summer 2013 reading will feature past and present...

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    Review: Debut story collection from Matthew Battles

    A town\’s dogs take to living in the trees. Convention-goers become obsessed with, then addicted to, a mysterious black orb from the tradeshow floor. A man\’s iPod earbuds drive him to catatonia. Another man befriends a unicorn. These are just a few of the wild subjects in Matthew\’s Battles\’ marvelous debut story...

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    Jamal Joseph’s Black Panther memoir tells deeper story

    In April 1969, twenty-one Black Panther activists were rounded up and arrested on conspiracy charges, an event that supercharged an already tense political climate. Among the Panther 21 was sixteen year old Jamal Joseph, author of the recently released memoir Panther Baby: A Life of Rebellion and Reinvention, who waited in jail,...

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    Seattle writer’s solo play returns to Hugo House through April 14

    David Schmader\’s one-man show, A Short-Term Solution to a Long-Term Problem is back at Hugo House, and Seattle is happy to see him. The theater was packed with friends and fans of Schmader\’s work when his entrance to the 90 (or so) seat theater was greeted with whoops and applause at last...

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    Hugo House Literary Series features Lipsyte, Morrison and Lerner

    You’re in luck!  Tickets are still available for Friday’s Literary Series event at Hugo House.  “The End of the Line,” the last event of the 2011-2012 season, includes commissioned writing from Sam Lipsyte, author of the New York Times best-selling The Ask; poet and National Book Award finalist Ben Lerner; and acclaimed memoirist...

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    Debut Author of ‘My Korean Deli’ visits Seattle March 13

    It might be hard for Seattle-ites to imagine, but in New York City it\’s not always easy...

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    Write-O-Rama event at Hugo House in Seattle this Saturday 12/3

    Whether you fancy yourself a writer or would like to, this Saturday the Richard Hugo House is hosting Write-O-Rama, an all day series of short workshops designed to improve your writing skills. The full day of one hour workshops (more than 30 of them, in fact) will cover a wide range of...