Whatcom READS invites public to join online events and book discussions

Whatcom READS invites public to join online events and book discussions leading up to March 4-5 video appearances by Washington Black author Esi Edugyan BELLINGHAM, WA – Whatcom READS, Bellingham and Whatcom County’s annual countywide book club, kicks off 2021 with a thought-provoking slate of programs inspired by this year’s featured title, Washington Black by … Read more

Cascadia Weekly article: The Long Arc of Slavery

Amy Kepferle, Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Cascadia Weekly writes about the power and hope in  Canadian author Esi Edugyan’s book Washington Black and the story’s relevance in today’s world: “The collective of libraries and community partners in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County who selected Washington Black as the 2021 pick for the annual countywide book club … Read more

Whatcom READS announces 2021 book selection

BELLINGHAM, WA – Washington Black by Canadian author Esi Edugyan is the Whatcom READS 2021 book selection. Author Eowyn Ivey, who wrote this year’s Whatcom READS featured title To the Bright Edge of the World, made the announcement at the close of her Thursday, March 5 author event at the Mount Baker Theatre. Bestselling novelist … Read more