Get Lit!

During Get Lit!, Spokane’s annual literary festival, you can meet famous authors, go to a workshop and even attend a poetry slam.  The Get lit! Festival is now in its 19th year, and serves as one of one of our teachers’ favorite events.  Students will enjoy the festivities as well!  The festival has events every day from April 17-30, 2017.  For a full list of events and venues, click here!  More information can be found on the Get Lit! website.

March Poetry Slams and Readings

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“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost


Spokane Poetry Slam’s longest-running, weekly open mic reading series, open to all readers and all-ages. Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Free. 509-847-1234

Neato Burrito 827 W. First Ave., Spokane


Come celebrate the release of POETS UNiTE! The LiTFUSE @10 Anthology (Cave Moon Press) and 10 years of the LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop. The collection chronicles the LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop from its origins in 2007, to its 10th anniversary in 2016, in essays, artwork, photography, and, above all, POETRY. Featuring work by Marvin Bell, Dorianne Laux, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Ellen Bass, Christopher Howell, Sam Green, and many others. Editors: Michael Schein, Carol Trenga, Emily Gwinn. Event date: Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Any questions, comments or concerns? Please contact us at 509.838.0206.

Auntie’s Book Store 402 W Main Spokane, WA 99201

Love & Outrage Open Mic

Join the Love & Outrage Collective for our monthly open mic at Boots Bakery & Lounge! Learn about our spring issue, test out new work on a friendly audience, and express your love and outrage.

March 16th, sign up at 6:00 PM, Mic at 6:30 (and y’all, we promise to be more timely than we have been in the past ♥). Invite folks, and get ready to fuel the movement with your words and stories.

Boots Bakery 24 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201

SCEL Book Club!

SCEL is happy to announce the start of our Book Club! Meet with Kristal to explore the themes, vocabulary, and literary devices in the gripping tale of “Catching Fire” in the Hunger Games series.  This club promises engaging discussion over a contemporary book.

The book club will meet every two weeks, starting on February 24, and meeting again on March 10, and March 24th.  Participants are expected to read 2 chapters per week.

Study English in the USA:

Conversation Club Returns to SCEL!

Conversation Club returns to SCEL!

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice English with two wonderful community members.  Dan and Pamela Ubaldo have great intercultural experience and would like to host conversation club with our wonderful learners.  Stop in, ENGAGE, bring a friend or make a friend.  This will be a comfortable and supportive environment for you to practice English and learn about culture.

When: Wednesday at 3:25PM

Where: At the Spokane College of English Language

Cost: Free!  So remember to invite a friend!

Fun will be had by all!