March 22: Celebrate WSU Authors at Crimson Reads


The published works of Washington State University authors will be recognized at the third annual “Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authors,” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Terrell Library atrium. Crimson Reads is part of WSU Showcase, the annual celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.

“Crimson Reads publicly acknowledges and honors our faculty, students, staff, alumni and retired university community members who have authored, co-authored or edited a book, including e-books, within the past year,” said Chelsea Leachman, co-organizer and science and instruction librarian at Owen Science and Engineering Library. “The event is an opportunity to create a greater awareness of the diverse publishing activity and achievements of WSU authors.”

Refreshments will be offered during a reception open to the public. For more about Crimson Reads, including the full book list, visit Learn more about Showcase at

Among this year’s honorees are books about Cougar Nation’s pride and citizenship in its first 50 years; translated poems of a 14th century knight, diplomat and poet; and the impact of women on Pacific Northwest history from earliest times to the present. To read more about the selections, go to….