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Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authored Books

This page celebrates scholarly monographs, fiction, and poetry published by WSU authors since 2010.

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Crimson Reads


Through this program, the University Libraries proudly supports Washington State University authors, as they share their successes in scholarship, creative thought, and professional achievements through published works.

This occasion is a celebratory event with a program and display of author’s publications.

Crimson Reads Submission Criteria


Items for submission should meet the following criteria:

  • published in 2018 (January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
  • author, co-author, editor or illustrator
  • status: current WSU faculty member, student and staff, alumni, post-doctoral fellow or retiree
  • published in print, digital or electronic format
  • new works only  

Works may include:

  • books

Works not included:

  • reprints
  • journal, newspaper, newsletter or magazine articles
  • workbooks
  • dissertations or theses
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