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SAL Season

SAL's 15/16 Season was announced on the evening of May 1st! Subscriptions are now on sale. Last season we sold out eleven events at Town Hall and two at Benaroya Hall. We look forward to continuing the momentum with the same caliber of thought provoking, inspiring writers and thinkers of our time. Become a subscriber and be an integral part of SAL's vibrant literary community.

Order online or by phone at 206.621.2230 x 10.

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Literary\Arts Series  Literary\Arts Series - More Info

The Literary Arts Series presents original talks by six outstanding authors whose works range from multi-award-winning novels and short stories to social commentaries and biographies. The 2015-16 opens with Elizabeth Gilbert at Benaroya Hall and will continue at Town Hall Seattle with a diverse, impressive lineup of award-winning authors including two Pulitzer Prize winners!


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Poetry Series  Poetry Series - More Info
The Poetry Series presents the best-established and emerging voices for readings and lectures, and will continue to include a lecture co-presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry. Poetry Series events will be held at the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall at McCaw Hall.
SAL Presents  SAL Presents - More Info

SAL Presents' events include authors and prominent thinkers discussing their latest work, and other exciting literary surprises.

Women You Need to Know, is a three part series that showcases cutting edge, thought provoking, inspiring women that need to be known! 

Hinge features readings, lectures, and other presentations by emerging and experimental writers in intimate settings.

Local Voices is an evening with SAL's WITS resident writers reading from their own works-in-progress.

Local Voices
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Local Voices
Wed, Jan 20, 2016
Amber Tamblyn
Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Words Matter 2016
Thu, Mar 10, 2016
Jacqueline Woodson
Tue, Apr 12, 2016
Florian Schulz
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
The Moth Mainstage
Wed, May 18, 2016
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Mon, May 23, 2016
Annie Proulx
Thu, Jun 23, 2016
Local Voices
Tue, Nov 3, 2015
Saul Williams
Thu, Sep 24, 2015
SAL U  SAL U - More Info

After many years of outstanding, stimulating, and diverse programming we are sunsetting SAL U. Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in the series over the years.