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

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 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.

Works in Progress

Works in Progress is a 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!

Exiled Home: An Evening with Two Expatriate Poets

Diving deep into themes of traveling and transformation, celebrated Prague-based American poet Lucien Zell joins internationally acclaimed British haiku poet Michael Dylan Welch for an evening of poetry and music emceed by Heidi Seaborn, the executive editor of The Adroit Journal.

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 our best teachers, and the opportunity to connect with other writers.

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.

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”.

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 our best teachers, and the opportunity to connect with other writers.

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.

Book Talk: Ruth Ozeki

One of our favorite writers, and human beings who are of the writerly persuasion, novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki makes this most welcome in-person Seattle return for the paperback release of last year’s luminous novel, her fourth, The Book of Form and Emptiness.

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 our best teachers, and the opportunity to connect with other writers.

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 our best teachers, and the opportunity to connect with other writers.

Community Write-In with Lydia K. Valentine

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.

Community Write-In with Lydia K. Valentine

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.

Community Write-In with Lydia K. Valentine

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.

Community Write-In with Lydia K. Valentine

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.