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

Write Time for Teens

Write Time for Teens is a free bi-monthly drop-in writing circle where young writers (ages 13-19) can explore a variety of writing techniques, flex and perfect their skills, and celebrate their work in community. 

Write With Hugo House with Jeanine Walker

Write with Hugo House is a free drop-in writing circle for adults of all ages and genres of writing. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres.

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.

UW Castalia MFA Program Presents: Monthly Readings

Welcome back University of Washington's MFA Program reading series, Castalia, featuring a rotating ensemble of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and alumni.

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.

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! 

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.

Community Write-In with Anne Liu Kellor

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.

Write Time for Teens

Write Time for Teens is a free bi-monthly 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. 

AWP | A Very Important Karaoke Party

Let loose after AWP with a late-night karaoke party of parody songs about being a writer, sung by writers. This event is open to the public and does not require AWP Conference & Bookfair registration.

AWP | An Evening of Disability Poetry & Poetics

Zoeglossia and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU take the Hugo House stage for an evening of disability poetry and poetics. This event is open to the public and does not require AWP Conference & Bookfair registration.

Community Write-In with Anne Liu Kellor

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.

Community Write-In with Anne Liu Kellor

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.

Community Write-In with Anne Liu Kellor

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.

Stage Fright

Stage Fright is an open mic event hosted by the Young Writers Cohort that gives young writers the opportunity to share poetry, fiction, journals, songs, plays, and more! Open to young writers at any stage of their creative journey.