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Showcase 2020 Crimson Reads

Crimson Reads

The 2020 event has been canceled.

Recognizing authors in the University community

Crimson Reads honors WSU faculty, students, staff, alumni, and retirees who have authored, co-authored or edited a book within the past year. WSU Libraries will be releasing an article celebrating WSU authors and have a display of WSU author titles in the Terrell Library display case during the week of March 23- 27.
More information on the WSU authors


New submissions

Know of a book (including your own) that should be celebrated at the Crimson Reads event? Tell the event organizers about your work or a colleague’s work.


Past honorees

2018

Staff address
Robert Clark, WSU Press editor-in-chief
Hustling Hanford: From Manuscript to Book


2015

Faculty address
Ayad Rahmani, School of Design and Construction
Kafka’s architectures : doors, rooms, stairs and windows of an intricate literary edifice

Alumni address
Ray Williams, ’72 BA Spanish
Mario Vargas Llosa: A Life of Writing


2014

Faculty address
Matthew McCluskey, chair of the Department of Physics
Dopants and Defects in Semiconductors and The Last Weapon: A Novel