December 04, 2020

Poetry Reading: Motherhood


A special reading of poems about motherhood in an uncertain time. 


Featuring Anastacia-Renee, Keetje Kuipers, Jenne Hsien Patrick, Jessica Gigot and Margot Kahn.

December 03, 2020

Reaganland: An Interview With Rick Perlstein

Author and historian Rick Perlstein in conversation with Folio Board member Sandeep Kaushik and KUOW reporter David Hyde about his new book Reganland. Perlstein shared his approach to writing history, insights into how the modern American political right came into being, and how Trump fits into that narrative.

October 13, 2020

My Unforgotten Seattle By Ron Chew

Folio Seattle and University of Washington Press hosted award winning reporter, editor and feature writer Carey Gelentner in an interview with Third-generation Seattleite, historian, journalist, and museum visionary Ron Chew about his book My Unforgotten Seattle.

October 01, 2020

The Writer's Library - An Interview With Nancy Pearl and Jeff Schwager

Bestselling author, librarian, literary critic, Book Lust host and devoted reader, Nancy Pearl discussed her new book The Writer's Library, an intimate, moving and insightful collection of interviews with our great literary figures. 

September 22, 2020

The Apocalypse Factory by Steve Olson 


The Hanford nuclear reservation in south-central Washington State is best known today as the most radiologically contaminated place in the western hemisphere and as the site of an immense government-funded cleanup. 

July 15, 2020

Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse and Recovery by Erica Barnett

With remarkably brave and vulnerable writing, Barnett expands on her personal story to confront the dire state of addiction in America, the rise of alcoholism in American women in the last century, and the lack of rehabilitation options available to addicts.

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