Big Bend Community College (BBCC) English Department Senior Faculty member Matthew Sullivan will hit the road this weekend participating in the annual fundraiser for Humanities Washington on Friday in Spokane, before making his way to Denver on Sunday to participate in a reading from his book and discussion at a fundraiser for the non-profit The Learning Source.
Friday’s fundraiser “Bedtime Stories Spokane” raises critical funds to create “public squares” across the state — places where communities come together to explore new ideas and new perspectives according to the Humanities Washington website. During the event, writers unveil original short stories created specifically for the evening and Central Washington University’s Maya Jewell Zeller, and Washington Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna will join Sullivan in sharing their short stories based on the night’s theme, which is “In Your Dreams.”
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Spokane Club. For more information on this event, CLICK HERE.
On Saturday in Denver, Sullivan will be the featured speaker at “The Learning Source Book Bash” in support of the non-profit’s mission of “connecting students with resources they need to better their lives and opportunities.”
Sullivan will entertain the crowd with a reading from his novel Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore followed by a book signing. The evening will also feature a silent auction, music, and a percentage of the bookstore’s sales throughout the evening will also be donated to The Learning Source.