Events Calendar

Listen, learn, and engage with us

Whether it’s a reading, discussion, craft talk, or interview, find these events and more featuring renowned authors, emerging writers, and talented new and local voices.

Background Events

Kids Write-In

Kids Write-In is a free, weekly virtual writing circle for elementary school-aged youth to write independently or with the help of an adult. Each session students have the opportunity to practice creative writing and share with each other.

Works in Progress

Works in Progress is a virtual, semi-monthly open mic series for all writers and members of the community. Poetry, fiction, essays, memoirs, plays, are all welcome—come ready to share or to listen and offer applause!

Write with Hugo House with Alma García

Write with Hugo House (in partnership with the Seattle Public Library) is a free drop-in writing circle for all ages and genres. In this group, writers are provided prompts for sustained silent writing time followed by small group sessions to share.

Meditation for Teens

Need a space to stop everything for a moment and just “be” ? Join us for an online Meditation for Teens. We will explore different ways of meditation with intentional journal writing prompts. Breathe in, breathe out, just “be”.

Teaching Black: Creating Community

Teaching Black: The Craft of Teaching on Black Life and Literature presents the experiences and voices of Black creative writers who are also teachers.

Write Time

Write Time is an online writing circle for teens to improve their craft and share with their community. Sessions begin with brief lessons and then open for peer workshopping. Write Time occurs Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 pm PT during the school year.

Community Write-In with Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Join writers from around the world every Thursday evening and get your words flowing! Whether you want to start something new or get some fresh ideas for a work-in-progress, this hour will jumpstart your creativity.

Night of 1,000 Words: Auction & Fundraiser

Celebrating 25 years of Hugo House, join us for a brand new annual fundraiser, Night of 1,000 Words! Reflect on all things past, present, and future of Hugo House with this whimsical evening of community and fundraising.

Kids Write-In

Kids Write-In is a free, weekly virtual writing circle for elementary school-aged youth to write independently or with the help of an adult. Each session students have the opportunity to practice creative writing and share with each other.

Community Write-In with Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Join writers from around the world every Thursday evening and get your words flowing! Whether you want to start something new or get some fresh ideas for a work-in-progress, this hour will jumpstart your creativity.

Write Time

Write Time is an online writing circle for teens to improve their craft and share with their community. Sessions begin with brief lessons and then open for peer workshopping. Write Time occurs Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm PT during the school year.

Kids Write-In

Kids Write-In is a free, weekly virtual writing circle for elementary school-aged youth to write independently or with the help of an adult. Each session students have the opportunity to practice creative writing and share with each other.

Ask a Lit Mag Editor with Gabriela Denise Frank

Join literary artist Gabriela Denise Frank for a free one-hour Q&A. Gabriela will offer tips, tricks, and advice from the world of literary magazines. Come with questions about your own works-in-progress or other inquiries for a lit mag editor.

Meditation for Teens

Need a space to stop everything for a moment and just “be” ? Join us for an online Meditation for Teens. We will explore different ways of meditation with intentional journal writing prompts. Breathe in, breathe out, just “be”.