16th Annual Get Lit! Festival Underway April 7-13

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Mark your calendar for April 7-13, 2014 for the 16th annual Get Lit! Festival! Join us as our community celebrates reading and literature, and as we encourage local writers to use their craft to connect to the world at large. All Get Lit! Festival information can be found here on our website. In addition, a … [Read more...]

Joyce Carol Oates to Headline 15th Annual Get Lit! Festival

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EWU’s Get Lit! Festival, which takes place April 8-14, has set its lineup of authors. The program, now in its 15th year, scored one of the country’s premiere authors with Joyce Carol Oates. "Her body of work is unparallelled," said Melissa Huggins, director of Get Lit! Programs. "She's someone who appeals to such a … [Read more...]

A Word From Dr. A: Spring Has Finally Arrived!

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Spring has arrived on the Eastern campus, and it is energizing to walk around the mall area and enjoy the warmer weather and daily festive activities that make this time of year remarkable. There are many highlights to share since we returned from spring break. After a lot of planning, Eastern was pleased to … [Read more...]

Get Lit! Free Student Tickets Available Now!

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Student tickets for the 2012 Get Lit! Festival are now available at the EWU bookstores on both the Cheney and Riverpoint campuses. Students are eligible for two free tickets to each of the headlining events, including Susan Orlean & Steve Almond, Jess Walter & Colson Whitehead, Ted Kooser, and either Lois Lowry … [Read more...]

Encore Performances of ‘The Things They Carried’

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Dec. 1, 2, 3 and 4 provide your final opportunities to experience Eastern Washington University’s award-winning original stage adaptation of Tim O’Brien’s masterpiece, The Things They Carried at the University Theatre on campus. As a participating entry in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, the … [Read more...]

Get Ready to Get Lit!

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The 13th annual Get Lit! Festival – reading, writing and storytelling for all ages - presents a variety of panels, talks and readings around the theme, "Telling the American Story," Wednesday, April 13- Sunday, April 17. The festival features more than 50 events at various venues. For information on festival … [Read more...]