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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
Bryan Stevenson-SOLD OUT
 \ Tue, Mar 28, 2017
Sold Out

Bryan Stevenson's New York Times bestseller, Just Mercy was named by TIME magazine as one of 2014's ten best nonfiction books and won the 2015 NAACP Image Award. Stevenson is the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.

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
Alice Notley
 \ Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Notley is the author of over 25 books of poetry, including the forthcoming Certain Magical Acts. In 2015, she was awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

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
 \ Fri, Apr 14, 2017
Sold Out

*NOTE: This event has been moved from Town Hall Seattle to The Paramount. Original tickets for this event are still valid and will be honored at The Paramount. Additional tickets will be sold here starting Friday, March 17. 

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

One of America's most beloved radio shows, 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.) 

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.