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Speaker Series

Bringing in top writers.

Our signature Speaker Series brings acclaimed and talented writers from around the region and the country to share their work and knowledge of the writing craft with the Hugo House community. Join us for one of our speaker series events!

Our Series

Hugo Literary Series

Every year, Hugo House commissions new prose, poetry, and songs based on a writing prompt. During the Hugo Literary Series, authors share the results. The series is a collage of unexpected styles and different points of view. 

About Hugo Literary Series

Word Works: Writers on Writing

These craft talks by novelists, essayists, poets, and memoirists focus on writing as process rather than finished product, examining how language works to inspire and provoke new ideas through live close readings of the writer’s own or others’ work.

About Word Works