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2016/17 Subscriber Benefits
All subscribers enjoy discounted ticket pricing over single ticket purchases, 10% partner bookstore discounts, dining deals at partner restaurants, parking discounts at the WSCC garage and near the Seattle Center, waiver of the handling fee on subscription orders and additional orders throughout the season (phone orders only), and priority presale opportunities for added special events (phone orders only). Grand Patrons have reserved seating in the front of the hall. Patrons have open seating at the front of the hall. Grand Patrons and Patrons are invited to receptions with the authors/speakers.

10% discount for Subscribers on book purchases at the following Bookstore Partners:

Ada's Technical Books
Eagle Harbor Books
Edmonds Bookshop
Elliott Bay Book Co.
Island Books
Magnolia's Bookstore
Open Books: A Poem Emporium
Phinney Books
Queen Anne Book Company
Secret Garden Bookstore
Third Place Books Forest Park
Third Place Books Ravenna
Third Place Books Seward Park
University Bookstore

Please note: In the event of unforeseen circumstances, alternate speakers and lecture dates may be presented. All tickets and subscriptions are nonrefundable. Seating is not guaranteed after events begin.


Dining Deals for Subscribers generously provided by the following Restaurant Partners:

The Capital Grille - complimentary dessert when dining in the restaurant and attending SAL events.
Collections Cafe (Chihuly Garden and Glass) - 10% off of bill
Davids & Co (in The Boeing Company Gallery in Benaroya Hall) 10% off of bill
Dunbar Room ( in the Sorrento Hotel) - 10% off of bill
Goldfinch Tavern (in Four Seasons Hotel Seattle)
One complimentary appetizer with dinner when dining in the restaurant and attending SAL events.

Vito's - 10% off of bill


Literary\Arts Series
Single Tickets
Helen Oyeyemi
 \ Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Among the best of young British novelists, Helen Oyeyemi is an author with five novels to her name. She was born in Nigeria in 1984 and raised in London, England. 

Poetry Series
Single Tickets
Carl Phillips
 \ Tue, May 2, 2017

Referred to as “one of America’s most original, influential, and productive of lyric poets,” Carl Phillips is the author of a dozen books of poetry. His most recent, Reconnaissance, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

SAL Presents
Single Tickets
Women You Need to Know: Emily Nussbaum
 \ Thu, May 4, 2017

Pulitzer Prize winner, Emily Nussbaum has been the television critic for The New Yorker since 2011. She will be speaking on Women in Television. This event is part of SAL's Women You Need to Know (WYNK) Series.

Sherman Alexie Loves: First Loves: Park, Schrag & Yapa
 \ Thu, May 11, 2017

Patricia Park is the author of Re Jane. Ariel Schrag is a graphic artist and author of ADAM. Sunil Yapa's debut novel is Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist.

This is part of the Sherman Alexie Loves Series

The Moth Mainstage
 \ Wed, May 17, 2017

This year's theme is Into the Wild: The Moth in Seattle hosted by longtime Moth podcast host and storyteller, Dan Kennedy. 

A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor
 \ Tue, May 23, 2017

Jeffrey Tambor is an accomplished actor known for his unforgettable comedic roles on The Larry Sanders Show, Arrested Development, and Transparent.