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

The Dragonfly: A Celebration in Entirety

A celebration of Deborah Woodard's new translation of Amelia Rosselli's The Dragonfly read and performed in its entirety by many of Seattle's experimental writers and performers. Presented with Entre Rios Books.

Works in Progress (In-Person)

Works in Progress is Hugo House's semi-monthly open mic series inclusive of diverse formats and storytelling crafts. Read your work—poetry, fiction, essays, memoirs, plays, music, comedy, and more—and connect with our literary community! 

Write Time for Teens | Burien Library

Write Time for Teens is a free drop-in writing circle for creative writing teens to flex and perfect their skills and celebrate their work in community with their fellow artists!

Write with Hugo House with Alma García

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this group, writers are provided prompts for sustained silent writing time followed by small group sessions to share.

Writing Black at The House

Writing Black at The House is a drop-in writing circle and open mic for Black writers at every stage of their creative journey.

Write with Hugo House with Jeanine Walker

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this session, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts.

Community Write-In with Marguerite Harrold

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

The Poet Speaks Workshop: African Oral Traditions

Welcome Amanda Eke to the main stage as part of her touring workshop series, "The Poet Speaks.” This workshop invites audiences to learn from and engage with Nigerian and Igbo oral traditions of rhyme and verse.

Write Time for Teens

Write Time for Teens is a free drop-in writing circle where young writers can explore a variety of writing techniques, flex and perfect their skills, and celebrate their work in community with their fellow young writers. 

Works in Progress (Virtual)

Works in Progress is an open mic for all writers. Read your work—poetry, fiction, essays, memoirs, plays, music, comedy, and more—and connect with your literary community!

Write with Hugo House with Alma García

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this group, writers are provided prompts for sustained silent writing time followed by small group sessions to share.

Write with Hugo House with Arlene Naganawa

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this session, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts.

Kids Write-In

Kids Write-In provides free opportunities for youth grades K-5 to explore writing with creative writing projects and/or prompts, facilitated by a published writer and experienced educator.

Kids Write-In

Kids Write-In provides free opportunities for youth grades K-5 to explore writing with creative writing projects and/or prompts, facilitated by a published writer and experienced educator.

Write with Hugo House with Alma García

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. 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 provides free opportunities for youth grades K-5 to explore writing with creative writing projects and/or prompts, facilitated by a published writer and experienced educator. Kids Write-In is geared toward elementary school kids who want to write independently or with the help of an adult.

Write with Hugo House with Jeanine Walker

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this session, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts.

Kids Write-In

Kids Write-In provides free opportunities for youth grades K-5 to explore writing with creative writing projects and/or prompts, facilitated by a published writer and experienced educator. Kids Write-In is geared toward elementary school kids who want to write independently or with the help of an adult.

Write with Hugo House with Alma García

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this group, writers are provided prompts for sustained silent writing time followed by small group sessions to share.

Write with Hugo House with Jeanine Walker

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing. In this session, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts.

Write with Hugo House with Miz Floes

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all experience levels and genres of writing.