The Academy Awards might have glitz, gold and glamour, but the Washington State Book Awards have something much more important - fun. The evening was dedicated to celebrating extraordinary accomplishments made by Washington authors in 2015. It was an honor - and a blast - to help make sure the whole shebang ran smoothly. I was able to meet dozens of local authors and the members of the community that came out to support them. I can't wait til next year. Read the full account on my Directed Fieldwork site.