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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
2015-16 All SAL Pass
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One price delivers an entire season of all SAL's events!
Single Tickets
Geraldine Brooks
 \ Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Geraldine Brooks was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction in 2006 for her novel March. Her newest novel, The Secret Chord, is an utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David. 

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.

Related Events
Poetry Series
2015-16 All SAL Pass
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One price delivers an entire season of all SAL's events!
2015-16 Create Your Own Subscription 4 Part
Choose any 4 events to create your perfect season! Gilbert not included. PLEASE NOTE: COATES, DOERR, MANDEL, COLE, AND BECHDEL ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AS PART OF THIS SUBSCRIPTION
2015-16 Create Your Own Subscription 4 Part/ with Gilbert
Single Tickets
Srikanth Reddy
 \ Tue, Dec 1, 2015

We will be selling tickets at the door for this event. The box office opens at 6PM, the doors to the hall open at 6:30PM and the event starts at 7PM.

Co-presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry.

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
Amber Tamblyn
 \ Wed, Feb 10, 2016

This evening will present poet and actress Amber Tamblyn and her mother, Bonnie Tamblyn, weaving together poetry and music to create a mélange of intimate and funny storytelling. 

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).