Seattle Arts & Lectures Literary Arts Series: Subscribe Now!

Subscriptions are now on sale for the 2016/17 Literary Arts Series at Benaroya Hall opening with fan favorite Ann Patchett! Subscriptions for the 2016/17 Poetry Series featuring Ada Limón and Ellen Bass are also available. Subscribe here today and don't miss a single word! 

Create-Your-Own Subscriptions and single tickets go on sale July 18th. 



Writers Ask is an inexpensive, no-frills, topic-centered quarterly for writers who are serious about creating meaningful fiction. This publication is packed with the wisdom and perspectives of accomplished authors, many of whom teach in creative writing programs around the country.

Topics in the coming year: Approaches to Writing, Structure, Pacing & Scale, Description & Detail, Characterization, Advice for Beginning Writers, Theme, Point of View, Place & Setting, Dialogue, Revision, On the Role of Research, Writing Away from Home. See a list of our contributors.

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Glimmer Train, one of the most highly regarded short-story magazines in print, is represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, New Stories from the Midwest, the O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the South, Best of the West, New Stories from the Southwest, Best American Short Stories, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading.

When you subscribe to Glimmer Train, you'll find a big bundle of extraordinary fiction in your mailbox three times a year, and make it possible for us to pay writers well, to present their work in a handsome magazine where great short stories enjoy a physical existence that will persist. (We pay over $50,000 to fiction writers annually, nearly 3/4 of that to emerging writers.) 

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