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EWU inspires and builds community at ‘Get Lit!’ festival

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

May 5, 2018

As the 20th annual Get Lit! Festival located in Spokane and EWU came to a close on Sunday, many EWU students, alumni and faculty walked away with a fresh sense of motivation. Directed by former EWU English professor Kate Peterson, the week-long festival hosted up to 50 events—book readings, workshops, panel discussion, poetry slams and more—and featured over 80 local and v...

Get Lit! Festival Celebrates Twentieth Year

By Logan Stanley, Copy Editor

April 27, 2017

EWU’s annual Get Lit! Festival took place from April 17 to April 23, with events at both the Cheney and Riverpoint campus. Since 1998, the festival has been a tradition hosted by the EWU Get Lit! program and features a bevy of activities such as panels, workshops and readings, all in the name of literature. “It’s a community literary tradition,” said Kate Peterson, interim director o...

Get Lit! events start April 20 in Cheney and Spokane.

Get Lit! Festival celebrates literature, art

April 23, 2015

For the 17th year in a row, downtown Spokane and surrounding areas will be inviting residents to get lit on April 20. The Get Lit! Festival is a series...

Graphic contributed by Karli Ingersoll

Literature festival celebrates 15-year anniversary

March 16, 2013

Editor's note: There were errors that went into print. According to Melissa Huggins, she is actually the Director of Get Lit Programs. Her title was changed...

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