The Get Lit! Festival was held from April 22 to April 28 at various venues in Spokane, Washington. The festival featured readings, panel discussions, craft classes, poetry slams, happy hours, and a book fair for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. Participating writers included poet Kaveh Akbar, fiction writers Tommy Orange and Jess Walter, and fiction and nonfiction writer Roxane Gay. Most events were free; ticketed events ranged from $12 to $35. Lodging was available at nearby hotels for discounted rates. Visit the website for more information.
Get Lit! Festival, Get Lit! Programs, Eastern Washington University, 668 North Riverpoint Boulevard, Suite 258, Spokane, WA 99202. Kate Peterson, Director.