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

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!

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.

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.

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.