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On the Road
Spring 2014

Washington’s Poet Laureate brings poetry to, and discovers it in, each of the state’s 39 counties.


Categories: Poetry, Alumni
Tags: Poets, Writing


The learned observer
Summer 2012
“We should observe first, and think afterwards.”—The Lancet 19 Oct. 1823Part of the nature of a writer—but then again, perhaps I speak only for myself—is the constant reimagining of one’s self and context, the repeated immersion in my...
Categories: Literature, Journalism
Tags: Observation, Writing


What I've learned since college: An interview with Johnnetta B. Cole-anthropologist, author, activist
Spring 2008
Johnnetta B. Cole launched her career as an educator and activist at Washington State University in 1964. While in Pullman, she taught anthropology, helped found the Black Studies Program, and served as the program’s first director. In 1970 she...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: African Americans, Anthropology, Writing


Stories about growing up
Summer 2004
Pamela Smith Hill isn't one to forget her roots.Born and raised in Missouri, Smith Hill set one of her novels, A Voice from the Border, in the Show-Me state, and another, Ghost Horses, in South Dakota, where she lived and worked for nearly a decad...
Categories: Education, English, Fiction, WSU faculty
Tags: Writers, Writing


The first casualty
Fall 2003
Vietnam was the last conflict in which reporters could speak and write with prudent freedom.During one of the nation's many wars, I wrote of a patrol that came under fire and killed an enemy soldier. Before continuing, the GIs cut off the...
Categories: Military sciences, Journalism
Tags: Writing, Vietnam


A New language
Summer 2003


Categories: Languages and linguistics, Fine Arts
Tags: Writing