Events

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Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up @ SPL’s Central Branch
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up @ SPL’s Central Branch | Seattle | Washington | United States
Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up The LGBTQ Romance Fiction Conference of the Pacific Northwest Call us fashionably late (or just call us late!), but attendee registration for the third annual Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up is now OPEN!!! For those wanting to Continue reading Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up
Hugo Literary Series: Leslie Jamison, Roger Reeves, Alexis M. Smith, and Yves @ Hugo House | Seattle | Washington | United States
Hugo Literary Series: Leslie Jamison, Roger Reeves, Alexis M. Smith, and Yves November 20 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Cliché: Beggars can’t be choosers Meaning: If you’re already outta luck, you better be happy with whatever you’re given. This evening’s Continue reading Hugo Literary Series: Leslie Jamison, Roger Reeves, Alexis M. Smith, and Yves
Short Run @ Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Short Run @ Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Short Run Seattle Comix & Arts FestivalSaturday, October 31, 2015 Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center This Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, Short Run Comix & Arts Festival presents their fifth annual showcase of indie comix, zines, art books, small press lit, poetry, Continue reading Short Run
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
great weather for MEDIA Book Celebration @ Hugo House | Spencer | Iowa | United States
“Before Passing” release party! Meet friendly small press editors!! “Before Passing” is an exhilarating, questioning, and diverse collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains Continue reading great weather for MEDIA Book Celebration
Stories from the Inside @ The Hillman City Collaboratory
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Stories from the Inside @ The Hillman City Collaboratory | Seattle | Washington | United States
  A co-fundraiser for The Prison Within Documentary and Old Growth Northwest‘s “Voices Beyond Bars” writing program and Restorative Justice Anthology. All proceeds will go directly to the editing costs of the documentary, the publication costs of the anthology, and Continue reading Stories from the Inside
Creative Colloquy @ B Sharp Coffee House
Jan 18 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Creative Colloquy @ B Sharp Coffee House | Tacoma | Washington | United States
Creative Colloquy was founded in February of 2014 with the intention of fostering relationships built upon the mutual admiration of the written word and providing a platform to highlight literary talent in the South Sound. We do this in a Continue reading Creative Colloquy
Hugo Literary Series: D. A. Powell, Heidi Julavits, Sierra Nelson, and OCnotes @ Hugo House | Seattle | Washington | United States
Hugo Literary Series: D. A. Powell, Heidi Julavits, Sierra Nelson, and OCnotes February 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The new year will begin with “What Goes Around Comes Around” featuring poet D. A. Powell; author and co-editor Continue reading Hugo Literary Series: D. A. Powell, Heidi Julavits, Sierra Nelson, and OCnotes
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Word Works: Daniel Handler on “Writing as Burglary” @ Hugo House
Word Works: Daniel Handler on “Writing as Burglary” March 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Daniel Handler‘s talk will demonstrate how to read like a writer, rather than a reader, with an eye toward “stealing” the structures and other trickery Continue reading Word Works: Daniel Handler on “Writing as Burglary”
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Word Works: Kevin Young on “Throwing Your Voice” @ Hugo House | Seattle | Washington | United States
Word Works: Kevin Young on “Throwing Your Voice” April 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Young’s talk will be about voice and the perils of style, as well as the possibilities of habits and finding new ones. After Continue reading Word Works: Kevin Young on “Throwing Your Voice”
Hugo Literary Series: Jenny Offill, Laura van den Berg, Maged Zaher, and Dawn Cerny @ Hugo House | Seattle | Washington | United States
Hugo Literary Series: Jenny Offill, Laura van den Berg, Maged Zaher, and Dawn Cerny May 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Cliché: The Writing’s on the Wall Meaning: an indication that something bad will happen In a sentence: Continue reading Hugo Literary Series: Jenny Offill, Laura van den Berg, Maged Zaher, and Dawn Cerny
Readercon 27 @ Boston Marriott Quincy
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm
Readercon 27 @  Boston Marriott Quincy  | Quincy | Massachusetts | United States
Readercon is a conference on imaginative literature, specifically science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The Guests of Honor for our twenty-seventh edition are Catherynne M. Valente and Tim Powers with Diana Wynne Jones as our Memorial Guest of Honor. There will Continue reading Readercon 27
Aug 19 @ 10:41 pm – Aug 24 @ 11:41 pm
Writing to Awaken: Memoir As A Path of Transformation @ Hollyhock Institute  | British Columbia | Canada
This transformational workshop introduces students of all levels to spiritual memoir and writing as a path of self-knowledge. When we learn to tell the whole truth about experience and to discern our own soul’s journey, we come to understand the Continue reading Writing to Awaken: Memoir As A Path of Transformation
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SFWA Reading Series - Randy Henderson, Curtis Chen, and Fonda Lee @ Wilde Rover Irish Pub   | Kirkland | Washington | United States
The Pacific Northwest is home to a Tardis-Full of Science Fiction and Fantasy writers, a fact celebrated every quarter with the Pacific Northwest Reading Series. These free quarterly events provide the Northwest Science Fiction and Fantasy community a chance to Continue reading SFWA Reading Series – Randy Henderson, Curtis Chen, and Fonda Lee