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Hotel Sorrento

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900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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July 2016

Ask the Oracle at Hotel Sorrento: Rich Smith, Alexis M. Smith, and EJ Koh

July 5, 2016 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Will you get that job you’re gunning for? Should you tell her you love her? Do you dare disturb the universe?   Who better to answer these questions than Rich Smith, Alexis M. Smith, and EJ Koh, July's featured writer-oracles?…

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August 2016

Ask the Oracle at Hotel Sorrento: Nicole Hardy, Arlene Kim, and Michelle Peñaloza

August 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Will you get that job you’re gunning for? Should you tell her you love her? Do you dare disturb the universe?   Who better to answer these questions than Nicole Hardy, Arlene Kim, and Michelle Peñaloza, August’s featured writer-oracles? All…

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October 2016

Ask the Oracle at Hotel Sorrento: Claudia Castro Luna, Robert Lashley, and Tara Conklin

October 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Will you get that job you're gunning for? Should you tell her you love her? Do you dare disturb the universe?   Our monthly divination series returns to the Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento. Come with your most burning questions…

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December 2016

Ask the Oracle at Hotel Sorrento: Donna Miscolta, Joshua Mohr, and Sierra Nelson

December 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Will you get that job you’re gunning for? Should you tell her you love her? Do you dare disturb the universe?   Hugo House and Hotel Sorrento team up for this monthly divination series hosted by poet Johnny Horton. Come…

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January 2017

Ask the Oracle at Hotel Sorrento: Tod Marshall, Storme Webber, Rebecca Hoogs

January 9, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Will you get that job you’re gunning for? Should you tell her you love her? Do you dare disturb the universe?   Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, poet and performer Storme Webber, and poet Rebecca Hoogs are tonight’s featured writers for the…

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February 2017

Ask the Oracle: Claudia Rowe, Randy Sue Coburn, and JM Miller

February 13, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hugo House and Hotel Sorrento team up for this monthly divination series hosted by poet Johnny Horton. Come early, write your most burning questions down, and a panel of writers will divine your fate by choosing a random passage from…

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March 2017

Ask the Oracle: Melissa Febos, Elissa Washuta, and Quenton Baker

March 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hugo House and Hotel Sorrento team up for this monthly divination series hosted by poet Johnny Horton. Come early, write your most burning questions down, and a panel of writers will divine your fate by choosing a random passage from…

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April 2017

Ask the Oracle: Suzanne Morrison, Doug Nufer, and Megan Snyder-Camp [Offsite]

April 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hugo House and Hotel Sorrento team up for this monthly divination series hosted by poet Johnny Horton. Come early, write your most burning questions down, and a panel of writers will divine your fate by choosing a random passage from…

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May 2017

Ask the Oracle: Margot Kahn Case, Chelsea Werner-Jatzke, and Samar Abulhassan [Offsite]

May 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hugo House and Hotel Sorrento team up for this monthly divination series hosted by poet Johnny Horton. Come early, write your most burning questions down, and a panel of writers will divine your fate by choosing a random passage from…

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Matthew Rohrer: Poetry is Not a Symbol | A Bagley Wright Lecture Series Event [Offsite]

May 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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This event takes place at The Fireside Room at the Hotel Sorrento and is free to the public. When I think back on all the crap I learned in high school / it's a wonder I can think at all.…

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October 2017

Don Mee Choi: Translation is a Mode=Translation is an Anti-Neocolonial Mode | A Bagley Wright Lecture Series Event

October 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) Presented in partnership with The Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry Acclaimed poet Don Mee Choi will discuss Walter Benjamin’s bread, Korean cornbread, warships, Ingmar Bergman’s The Silence, and Kim Hyesoon’s mirrors…

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Ask the Oracle at Hotel Sorrento: Richard Chiem, Meredith Clark, and Marie-Caroline Moir

October 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento Fireside Room (900 Madison Street) | free Ask the Oracle is back—and now quarterly! Join us in the cozy Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento for a special spooky Halloween edition of literary divination, hosted by Johnny Horton. Tonight's…

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December 2017

Anca Szilágyi: Daughters of the Air | Book Launch

December 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) | Free Seattle-based writer Anca Szilágyi reads from her debut novel, Daughters of the Air. Corinne Manning, another beloved local writer, will also read and facilitate the onstage Q&A. "The whole city is aflutter with great…

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January 2018

Ask the Oracle: Steven Barker, Nadine Antoinette Maestas & Lily Ann Baumgart

January 9, 2018 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento Fireside Room (900 Madison Street) | free Join us for Ask the Oracle, a quarterly series where local writers answer your most burning questions through literary divination. Come early, write your questions down, and—if fates allow—our host Johnny Horton…

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February 2018

Ross McMeekin: The Hummingbirds | Book Launch

February 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) | Free In his debut novel, The Hummingbirds (Skyhorse Publishing), Ross McMeekin captures people yearning for deep connections in a shallow Los Angeles world defined by the twin obsessions of power and beauty. It is a…

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Janet Buttenwieser: GUTS | Book Launch

February 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento Fireside Room (900 Madison Street) | free At age 24, Janet Buttenwieser—writer and Hugo House instructor—moved to Seattle with a resume devoted to public service and fantasies of single-handedly ending poverty. But within a year, she'd developed an intestinal…

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A Night of Bad Stories: Straight Talk for the Politically Heartbroken with Steve Almond

February 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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The Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) | Free "For the past six months—rather than simply lying awake in a pool of my own dread—I've been writing a book that attempts to make sense of the election..."   Like…

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March 2018

Ask the Oracle: Anca Szilágyi, Bill Carty, and Marie-Caroline Moir

March 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento Fireside Room (900 Madison Street) | free Join us for Ask the Oracle, a quarterly series where local writers answer your most burning questions through literary divination. Come early, write your questions down, and—if fates allow—our host Johnny Horton…

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A Reading with Honor Moore

March 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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The Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) | Free Presented in partnership with Hedgebrook Poet, memoirist, and writer Honor Moore will read and discuss new work—both poetry and nonfiction. Moore's most recent book, The Bishop's Daughter, a memoir, was…

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Lillo Way: Dubious Moon | Chapbook Launch

March 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Hotel Sorrento Fireside Room (900 Madison Street) | free The moon's grown fat and I'm suspicious because several stars have gone missing the sky's an evil shade of black, and someone's stolen every leaf, leaving nothing but bleached tree-skeletons pointing bony…

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August 2018

Paulette Perhach Book Launch: Welcome to the Writer’s Life

August 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) | free With warmth and humor Paulette Perhach welcomes you into the writer’s life as someone who has been there on the other side looking in. Like a freshman orientation for writers,…

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October 2019

Live Reading of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” at Hotel Sorrento

October 7, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Beatniks of all generations are invited to gather in the Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento to hear a live reading of Ginsberg's most famous poem, "Howl," on the 55th anniversary of its first public reading at the Six Gallery in…

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