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2015/16 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:

Eagle Harbor Books
Edmonds Bookshop
Elliott Bay Book Co.
Island Books
Magnolia's Bookstore
Open Books: A Poem Emporium
Phinney Books
Pistil Books Online
Queen Anne Book Company
Secret Garden Bookstore
Third Place Books Forest Park
Third Place Books Ravenna
University Bookstore
Writers' Workshoppe and Imprint Books

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 signature appetizer and complimentary valet parking when dining during dinner hours and attending SAL lectures
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
Primo Pizza Parlor - 10% off of bill
Vito's - 10% off of bill



Literary\Arts Series
Single Tickets
Emily St. John Mandel - SOLD OUT
 \ Wed, Mar 23, 2016
Sold Out

This event is sold out.

Teju Cole - SOLD OUT
 \ Thu, Apr 21, 2016
Sold Out

This event is sold out.

Poetry Series
Single Tickets
Joshua Roman and Tracy K. Smith
 \ Thu, Feb 25, 2016

This event will feature a reading by Smith, a performance conducted by Roman and a conversation between the two of them.

Co-presented by Town Hall Seattle.

Pablo Neruda's Lost Poems: A Book Launch Featuring Forrest Gander and Friends
 \ Tue, Apr 19, 2016

This National Poetry Month event celebrates the literary discovery of the decade: Pablo Neruda's Lost Poems: A Book Lauch Featuring Forrest Gander and Friends.

Co-presented with Copper Canyon Press

Claudia Rankine
 \ Fri, May 13, 2016
Sold Out

This event is sold out. However, we will sell standby tickets at the door the night of the event around 7:25PM. General tickets are $15. Student tickets are $5 with a student ID. Cash is preferred.

SAL Presents
Single Tickets
Words Matter 2016
 \ Thu, Mar 10, 2016

WORDS MATTER, SAL's 2016 Benefit Gala & Literary Auction at the Four Seasons Seattle, features an auction of extraordinary literary experiences, a silent auction of favorite books and the third annual Prowda award.

Jacqueline Woodson
 \ Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson is a writer of books for children and adolescents. She won the 2014 National Book Award for Young People's Literature for Brown Girl Dreaming. She will be giving a talk for teens and adults.

Florian Schulz
 \ Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Conservation photographer Florian Schulz takes you on an epic journey from Baja California to America's Arctic through the migrations of whales, manta rays, sea birds, spirit bears, salmon and more.

The Moth Mainstage
 \ Wed, May 18, 2016

The Moth MainStage features stories by luminaries in the arts and sciences, newsmakers and news breakers, and every day heroes (and even a few reformed villains).

Siddhartha Mukherjee
 \ Mon, May 23, 2016

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize. His latest book is, The Gene: An Intimate History. The book is included in the ticket price.

Annie Proulx
 \ Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Annie Proulx is the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain. This ticket includes a copy of her new novel, Barkskins.