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  • Date: June 8
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm PT
  • Location: Lapis Theater
    1634 11th Ave.
  • Public Price: $15.00
  • Member Price: $10.00
  • Student Price: $5.00

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Maggie Smith in Conversation with Jane Wong

Please join us for a special evening with award-winning author Maggie Smith reading her new memoir, You Could Make This Place Beautiful. Seattle poet, Jane Wong, will be moderating a post-reading conversation.

Books, provided by our friends at Elliott Bay Book Company, will be available for purchase and signing after the event.

Doors will open for the event at 6:30 pm.

The House bar will be open to serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith is the award-winning author of You Could Make This Place Beautiful, Good Bones, The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, Lamp of the Body, and the national bestsellers Goldenrod and Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change. A 2011 recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Smith has also received several Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council, two Academy of American Poets Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has been widely published, appearing in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Nation, The Best American Poetry, and more. You can follow her on social media @MaggieSmithPoet.

Jane Wong

Jane Wong

Jane Wong is the author of the poetry collections How to Not Be Afraid of Everything and Overpour and the memoir Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City. An associate professor of creative writing at Western Washington University, she grew up in New Jersey and currently lives in Seattle, Washington.


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Maggie Smith in Conversation with Jane Wong, 6/8/2024, General Registration
$ 15.00
Maggie Smith in Conversation with Jane Wong, 6/8/2024, Member Registration
$ 10.00
Maggie Smith in Conversation with Jane Wong, 6/8/2024, Student Registration
$ 5.00