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Lampman to discuss her book at part of Visiting Writer Series

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College alumna Annie Lampman will discuss her book “Sins of the Bees” on Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. on YouTube as part of the LC State Humanities Division Visiting Writer Series.

The public is invited to watch the free discussion, which will be on the LCSC Humanities Division YouTube Channel.

“Sins of the Bees” blends mystery, the majesty of the natural world, and compelling characterizations to present the lives of two very different women and their tumultuous interactions with a dangerous doomsday cult. The book was just awarded the 2020 American Fiction Award in the thriller and crime category from American Book Fest.

Lampman has a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing and is an associate professor of Honors Creative Writing at the Washington State University Honors College. Her works, which include short fiction, poetry, and narrative essays, have been published in more than 60 literary journals and anthologies, such as “The Normal School,” “Orion Magazine,” and “The Massachusetts Review.”

Lampman’s other honors include a 2020 Literature Fellowship Special Mention from the Idaho Commission on the Arts and a Dogwood Literary Award in Fiction. She also has been honored with the Everybody Writes Award in Poetry, a Best American Essays “Notable,” a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, and a national Bureau of Land Management artist’s residency in the Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness.

Lampman grew up in north central Idaho and now resides in Moscow.