Book News Roundup: Save the date for the Hugo House's big grand opening

  • The Hugo House has released information about its official grand re-opening. The party starts at 5 pm on Saturday, September 22nd. It will feature Maria Semple as host; performances from the Vis-à-Vis Society and the Bushwick Book Club; readings from Anastacia-Renee, Quenton Baker, Nicole Hardy, Kristen Millares Young and Amber Flame; and an after-hours dance party.

  • Seattle writer G. Willow Wilson has announced the publication date and subject of her second novel:

Ultimately, Graham said, Clarion West is a test of commitment. “I think that’s what we do best, is we help students get to that place where they are ready to launch a career, they are ready to make writing a huge part of their lives,” Graham said.