NW Literary Events

Seattle Arts & Lectures Announces 2016-2017 Literary Arts Series

Ruth Dickey has made the exciting announcement that SAL's 2016/17 Literary Arts Series will officially move back to Benaroya Hall! Featuring fan-favorite Ann Patchett; Seattle hometown hero, Timothy Egan; powerful voice of justice, Bryan Stevenson; and much more, SAL's 29th season is not to be missed! 

Here's a quick line-up of the authors and their top titles: 



Literary Arts Series:

Feb. 1, 2017 – Helen Macdonald (H is for Hawk & Falcon), purchase tickets here
Mar. 1, 2017 – Ben Fountain (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk & Brief Encounters with Che Guevara), purchase tickets here
Mar. 28, 2017 – Bryan Stevenson (Just Mercy), purchase tickets here
Apr. 25, 2017 – Helen Oyeyemi (What is Not Yours is Not Yours & Boy, Snow, Bird), purchase tickets here

Poetry Series: 

Feb. 7, 2017 – Ross Gay (Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude & Bringing the Shovel Down), purchase tickets here
Feb. 28, 2017 – Ellen Bass (Like a Beggar & The Human Line), purchase tickets here
Apr. 5, 2017 – Alice Notley (Disobedience & forthcoming Certain Magical Acts), purchase tickets here
May 2, 3017 - Carl Phillips (Reconnaissance), purchase tickets here

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All SAL Pass, Literary Arts Series, and Poetry Series subscriptions are now on sale! Last season the Literary Arts Series was sold out for the first time ever. Subscribe today and don't miss a single word! Order your subscription online at lectures.org or by phone at 206.621.2230 x10. 

*Single tickets and Create Your Own subscriptions go on sale July 18th.

'Better Living Through Coffee' (Port Townsend) Monthly Story Open Mikes

Third Tuesday 5-Minute Readings: Poetry and Short-Shorts
Come read your poetry and flash/micro-fiction, all genres welcome. Every third Tuesday of the month. Next one is January 17th, 7-9 PM. Sign-ups at 7 PM

First Friday Story Nights
Join us for a night of sacred story-telling, music, spoken  word and fairy-tales. Everyone's welcome! Bring the whole family! If you have a story to tell, we encourage you to participate in our open mic segment. Every first Friday of each month from 7-9 PM.

Better Living Through Coffee (BLT Coffee House), 100 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) Upcoming Event

Save the Date! Full day MWA Writing Workshop
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn, Bothell

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