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Coming Up: The Moth Mainstage
05.18.16
Coming Up: The Moth Mainstage

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.) Each Moth Mainstage show features five storytellers who develop and shape their stories around a theme with the Moth's directors. Beyond a mere theatrical experience, The Moth is an ever-growing community where entertainment, enlightenment and festivity merge.


The theme for the night will be: The Ties That Bind

 

Learn more about our host and storytellers here or subscribe to SAL's Facebook events here to get instant updates!

 

This event sold out last season! Don't wait, purchase tickets here

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05.13.16
Claudia Rankine
Poetry Series

Fri 7:30 PM \ McCaw Hall

Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
05.18.16
The Moth Mainstage
SAL Presents

Wed 7:30 PM \ Benaroya Hall

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
05.23.16
Siddhartha Mukherjee
SAL Presents

Mon 7:30 PM \ Town Hall Seattle
05.25.16
WITS Year-End Reading
WITS

Wed 6:00 PM \ Seattle Public Library

Central (Downtown) Branch
05.26.16
WITS Year-End Reading
WITS

Thu 6:00 PM \ Seattle Public Library

Central (Downtown) Branch
06.23.16
Annie Proulx
SAL Presents

Thu 7:30 PM \ Temple De Hirsch Sinai
09.19.16
Ann Patchett
Literary\Arts Series

Mon 7:30 PM \ Benaroya Hall

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
10.05.16
Ada Limón
Poetry Series

Wed 7:30 PM \ McCaw Hall

Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
10.26.16
Timothy Egan
Literary\Arts Series

Wed 7:30 PM \ Benaroya Hall

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
11.14.16
Rachel Zucker
Poetry Series

Mon 7:30 PM \ McCaw Hall

Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
02.01.17
Helen Macdonald
Literary\Arts Series

Wed 7:30 PM \ Benaroya Hall

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
04.21.16
Subscribe to our 2016/17 Season!

Featuring fan favorite Ann Patchett, Seattle hometown hero, Timothy Egan, powerful voice of justice, Bryan Stevenson, and much more, SAL's 29th season is not to be missed! All SAL Pass, Literary Arts Series, and Poetry Series subscriptions are now on sale! Last season, the Literary Arts Series was sold out for the first time ever. Subscribe today and don't miss a single word! Click here for more event information, and order your subcription online here or by phone at 206.621.2230 x 10. 

02.05.16
Camp WITS Registration Is Now Open!

Join us for the inaugural year of Camp WITS: Writers in the Summer, part of our WITS (Writers in the Schools) program. Camp WITS will consist of two weeks of half-day creative writing workshops that focus on a range of genres and techniques, open to students entering 2nd through 12th grades.

Camp WITS: Writers in the Summer
July 25 – August 5
Grades 2-12


Camp WITS brings the inspiring and accomplished Seattle writers who teach comics, stories and poems in public schools throughout the year to the light-filled rooms of the School of Visual Concepts in downtown Seattle. Camp attendees will learn new ways to express their own authentic voices, join a community of young writers from across the city, create letterpress portfolios for their new work and end the camps with a celebratory reading open to family and friends.

Camp WITS is open to all experience levels and abilities, from new to seasoned writers. Sessions are taught by two acclaimed WITS Writers-In-Residence and are limited to 20 students each.

 

Learn more about Camp WITS and register here!

04.01.16
Now Accepting Applications for the Seattle Youth Poet Laureate 2016!

Calling all young poets, spoken word artists, emcees and writers! This is your chance to represent Seattle as the 2016 Seattle Youth Poet Laureate. 

As Youth Poet Laureate, you will receive a book deal to publish your first book and perform and tour the city at exciting events throughout the year.

The Seattle Youth Poet Laureate Program, pioneered by WITS Writers Aaron Counts and Matt Gano, aims to identify youth writers and leaders who are committed to civic and community engagement, poetry and performance, human relations, diversity and education across the city.

Eight finalists will perform and be honored at the Northwest Folklife Festival Youth Poet Laureate Showcase and Commencement Performance at the Cornish Playhouse on Saturday, May 28th from 2:00-3:30 PM.

 

Click here for a full program overview, contest rules and submission guidelines!