Want literary discounts? Join the club.
Our members get discounts for a wide range of bookstores, events, and Hugo House classes. Become a member or give the gift of membership to a writer in your life.
Membership is $60, or $48 for full-time students, full-time teachers, people with disabilities, and those over 65. We also provide need-based membership discounts.
Call us at 206.322.7030 for information about discounts or membership gifts.
With your membership, you’ll get:
- One year of benefits from the date of purchase
- 10 percent discount and early registration for Hugo House classes (one week before the general public)
- Discounted tickets to Word Works and Lit Series
- 10 percent discount at Elliott Bay Book Company, Secret Garden Books, Third Place Books, Burke-Gilman Brewing, and Tin Table (for individual member, not entire table)—Get your discount by showing your active membership on your Hugo House account via your phone!
- $60 tax deduction for the cost of your membership.
Get more benefits. Create more impact.
Our member-donors get even more benefits while also helping us provide free programming and resources.
Receive all member benefits plus:
- Your name or dedication on our donor list
- Invitation to our annual donor appreciation event
Receive all Sentence-level benefits plus:
- Sentence-level benefits extended to one additional person of your choice—email us your plus one’s contact information
- Reserved seating at select Hugo events*
Receive all Couplet-level benefits plus:
- Two complimentary tickets for any one Word Works or Literary Series event* (Tax deduction at this level is less the cost of tickets, if used)
- Advance call-in registration for Hugo House classes (eight days before general public, one day before Hugo House members
Paragraph ($1,000 – 2,499)
Receive all Stanza-level benefits plus:
- A signed book from a Word Works or Hugo Literary Series author at your complimentary event
Short Story ($2,500 – 4,999)
- Four complimentary tickets for any Word Works or Hugo Literary Series event*
- Special invitation to a private event with a Word Works or Hugo Literary Series author
Receive all of the benefits above in addition to:
- An emcee thanks from the podium at Hugo Literary Series and Word Works events for the year following the receipt of your donation>
* Event tickets are based on availability. Contact us to reserve tickets at least twenty-four hours in advance. Tickets and tuition may be redeemed once within one year of reaching the awarding donor level.