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Your generosity powers writers across the region.

The support of our donors enables us to go beyond classes. With it, we are able to:

  • Invite inspiring authors and teachers to participate in the Hugo Literary Series, Word Works, and other educational programming;
  • Provide free and low-cost programming, including collaborations with regional writing organizations;
  • Provide accessible programs, like quarterly free writing classes, Write with Hugo House partnership with the Seattle Public Library, Writers in Residence, Hugo House Fellows, Works in Progress monthly open mic, and more;
  • Build a space where authors and readers of all kinds can gather to create, learn, and experiment.


Make a Donation

Gifts made throughout the year will go to support our Annual Fund and will help us continue to offer amazing free resources to the community.

one-time donation

recurring donation

There are many ways to make an impact.

Become a Member

With any donation of $60, you’ll get access to discounts on tickets and at local bookstores, along with other benefits.

Membership benefits and giving levels
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We couldn’t run Hugo House without our volunteers. Support our work by giving your time to share your talents, help out at events, or stuff envelopes.

Volunteer opportunities

Donate Stock

If you’d like to make a donation of stock or other assets, please contact our team to receive our brokerage information and alert us in advance.

Sponsor as a Business

Join the list of businesses that sponsor Hugo House programs, supporting readers and writers in their community.

Questions? Email us or call us at 206.322.7030.