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

Works in Progress (In-Person)

Held on the first Monday virtually and third Monday in-person of every month at 7 pm, Works in Progress is an open mic for all writers. Read your work, meet other writers, and find out what’s going on in the literary community.

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.

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.

Write Our Democracy: Writers for Reproductive Rights

Write Our Democracy returns to Hugo House for a new reading and community event hosted by Julia Hands and Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum. Six writers from across Washington state will share their writing on the topic of reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy, with opportunities to donate to the Northwest Abortion Access Fund and more.

Community Write-In with Amber Flame

Join writers from around the world every Thursday evening for a healthy dose of inspiration. With discussions and writing prompts facilitated by our best teachers, and the opportunity to connect with other writers.

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 Amber Flame

Join writers from around the world every Thursday evening for a healthy dose of inspiration. With discussions and writing prompts facilitated by our best teachers, and the opportunity to connect with other writers.

Clitaurus Chronicles: A Climactic Journey

Join us for an hour of laughter and learning with Breona Mendoza and Naomi Price-Lazarus of Papeachu Press as they deliver an interactive sexual education experience, to be followed by an outdoor ice cream social.

A Century of Grace: Readings from Two Poets Laureate

Texas State Poets Laureate, Karla K. Morton and Alan Birkelbach, bring you an immersive reading and conversation from their Indie National Book Award for Poetry winning book centered around the beauty of America's 62 National Parks.

Ask a Novelist with E.J. Koh

Join writer E.J. Koh for a free one-hour Q&A. E.J. will offer some tips, tricks, and advice on the art and craft of writing a novel. Come to the call with questions about your work-in-progress or for ideas about how to get started.

Write with Hugo House with Jeanine Walker

Write with Hugo House (in partnership with the Seattle Public Library) is a free drop-in writing circle for all ages and genres of writing. In this session, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts.

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.

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.