Readings & Lectures

Ani DiFranco

The Neptune Theatre
5/13/2019 through 5/13/2019

DiFranco’s prose is as incisive and poetic as her songs, combining hard-won wisdom and personal expression, to convey …

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Ann Druyan

Benaroya Hall
4/29/2019 through 4/29/2019

Come explore the universe with Emmy Award-winning writer/producer and best-selling author Ann Druyan. Along with her late husband, …

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Anthony Ray Hinton

Seattle First Baptist Church
4/30/2019 through 4/30/2019

Anthony Ray Hinton was released in April 2015 after spending 30 years on Alabama’s death row for a …

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Ari Shaffir

The Neptune Theatre
4/27/2019 through 4/27/2019

Ari Shaffir was raised as a religious, Orthodox Jew. He attended orthodox Jewish school, lived in a religious …

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Art Talks: Fred Hagstrom

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
3/31/2019 through 3/31/2019

Fred Hagstrom’s artist books draw on print media’s rich history as a tool for promoting social issues. During …

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Bad Poetry Night 11

Columbia City Theater
4/13/2019 through 4/13/2019

Challenge poems, blind readings, witty haiku, and totally original prose about any number of topics. From clever puns …

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Bob Newhart

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
5/20/2019 through 5/20/2019

Bob Newhart has been entertaining the English-speaking world for over a half-century. A comedy recording of his early …

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Carolyn Forche

Elliott Bay Book Company
3/25/2019 through 3/25/2019

Elliott Bay are honored – and thrilled – to help present this evening with Carolyn Forché, for decades …

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David Wade and Heather Dundas

Elliott Bay Book Company
3/29/2019 through 3/29/2019

In 1975, when Foucault spent Memorial Day weekend in Southern California at the invitation of Simeon Wade (1940-2017)—ostensibly …

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Elizabeth Gilbert

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
4/14/2019 through 4/14/2019

Elizabeth is best known for her 2006 memoir “Eat, Pray, Love”, which chronicled her journey alone around the …

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From Zine to Lit Scene

Hugo House
4/13/2019 through 4/13/2019

Steve Hughes, writer and publisher of the Detroit zine, Stupor, reads from his new short story collection, Stiff …

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General Wesley Clark

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
5/6/2019 through 5/6/2019

After 34 years in the U.S. Army, Wesley Clark rose to the rank of four-star general and was …

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