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The Seattle Public Library celebrates the written word through literary and humanities programs, including readings and talks by local, national and international authors, Seattle Reads, and the annual Washington State Book Awards, American history lecture, and Living History or Living Literature series.
 
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This month’s online presentation welcomes Suzanne Edison, Brenda Asterino, and Cindy Veach.Suzanne Edison writes often, but not exclusively, about the intersection of illness, healing, and medicine. Her first full length book, "Since the House Is Burning", was published by MoonPath Press in 2022. Her chapbook, "The Body Lives Its Undoing", was publ…
 
Listen as we celebrate Food Literacy Month with a panel discussion about food justice, food education, and food literacy. The kickoff speaker, Chef Eduardo Jordan from Salare Restaurant was named among the Best New Chefs in America by Food and Wine and will be followed by a lively panel moderated by Philip Lee from Readers to Eaters. -- Panelists i…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Ann Spiers, Nicolas (Denny) Stern and Kathryn Thurber-Smith.About the authorsAnn Spiers lives on Vashon Island where she was its inaugural Poet Laureate and won First Place in Mukai Farm and Garden’s 2021 haiku competition. Her chapbook Harpoon (Ravenna, Triple Series, 2022) joins her two 2021 poetry books,…
 
Evolution of a Writing Group. After four years of deepening their support of one another, they present their work to the public as a group for the first time. With Kelly Martineau, Anne Liu Kellor, Mary Pan and Jenne Hsien Patrick.About the authors.Kelly Martineau is an essayist and poet in Seattle. Her work has appeared in Entropy, Little Patuxent…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Nicole Hardina, Don Krieger and Larry Crist.About the authorsNicole Hardina is a Seattle-based writer and the author of "Little Washington," an exploration of 100 small towns in the Evergreen State (Adventure Publications, 2020). Her work has appeared in Scope, Months to Years, the Bellingham Review, Proxim…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Anna Dahland, Benjamin Schmitt and Katerina Canyon.About the authorsDahland writes about immigration, parenting, and identity. She teaches English as a Second Language and Academic Writing at North Seattle College and Edmonds College and is the co-author of several textbook sets which have been used nationw…
 
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African Americans. This thought-provoking documentary features scholars, activists and politicians as they analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.…
 
From the bestselling author of the “Liberation Trilogy” comes “The British Are Coming,” the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American Revolution. Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “An Army at Dawn” and two other books about World War II, has long been admired for his deeply researched, stunningly vivid narra…
 
From the critically acclaimed and award winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn comes a stirring portrait of motherhood, immigration, and the sacrifices we make in the name of love. When Patsy gets her long-coveted visa to America, it comes after years of yearning to leave Pennyfield, a beautiful but impoverished Jamaican town where there are few oppor…
 
Susan Burton's world changed in an instant when her five-year-old son was killed by a van on their street in South Los Angeles. Consumed by grief and without access to professional help, Susan self-medicated, becoming addicted first to cocaine, then crack. As a resident of South L.A., an impoverished black community under siege by the War on Drugs,…
 
"Beyond the Wall" highlights one of the most critical issues in the national debate over criminal justice reform: the flood of prisoners returning to our communities often without the guidance and support needed for a successful transition back to society. Through personal stories of reentry, relapse, recovery and redemption, "Beyond the Wall" puts…
 
What solutions are young Seattle leaders dreaming for America during divisive times? Listen to youth and other emerging civic leaders who are dreaming solutions homelessness, hatred, climate change, mass incarceration and more. This program is offered in collaboration with Pecha Kucha Seattle and made possible with support from the Seattle Public L…
 
My Soul Is Filled with Joy tells the story of Treiger’s in-laws, Holocaust survivors Sam and Esther Goldberg. Sam was one of approximately 65 people to survive the Treblinka Death Camp, where more than 870,000 people were murdered. After escaping during a prisoner uprising and fleeing to the nearby forest, he met Esther, who had been hiding there f…
 
This month’s online presentation features Donna Miscolta, Catalina Marie Cantú, and Claudia Castro Luna.Donna Miscolta’s third book of fiction is Living Color: Angie Rubio Stories, about lessons a young Mexican American girl learns in a world that favors neither her race nor gender, released from Jaded Ibis Press in September 2020. Her story collec…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes African-American Alliance founders and writers, Georgia McDade, Minnie Collins, and more. Join us to celebrate the start of It's About Time Writers' Reading Series' 32nd year.Dr. Georgia Stewart McDade, a Louisiana native who has lived in Seattle more than half her life, loves reading and writing. Earning a…
 
Global climate change is resulting in more extreme weather events, from Hurricane Harvey to damaging storms right here in the Northwest. Seattle experienced record rainfall last winter that resulted in significant damage to water treatment facilities and environmental impacts to Puget Sound. Learn from international experts how homeowners, new deve…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Jacqueline (Jaye) Ware, Cynthia Orr and CJ Dudley.Jacqueline (Jaye) Ware is a longstanding member of the African American Writers’ Alliance. She is a Poet, Spoken Word Artist, and Playwright. Jaye has performed at libraries, schools, Town Hall, museums (including Tacoma, Northwest African American, and Seat…
 
Murder, theft, cons and crimes shadow the streets within a mystery novel, but thankfully for its innocent denizens, there’s a hero or heroine on the case, striking fear into villains and solving the toughest of puzzles, all while alluding danger and living out of the closet. “Queer” detectives, investigators, and mysteries solvers are not new to th…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Ann Batchelor Hursey, G.G. Silverman, and Judith van Praag.Ann Batchelor Hursey's poems have appeared on Seattle buses, in the Seattle Review, Raven Chronicles, and Crab Creek Review, among others. Besides collaborating with a variety of artists, she has written poems to compost, community gardens and fair …
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Carolyne Wright, Ruth Schemmel and Esther Helfott.Carolyne Wright’s new book is "Masquerade," a memoir in poetry (Lost Horse Press, 2021). Her previous book is "This Dream the World: New and Selected Poems," whose title poem won a Pushcart Prize and also appeared in "The Best American Poetry 2009." Her grou…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Millicent Borges Accardi, Pamela Hobart Carter, and Eleanor DeVito Owen.NEA fellow, Millicent Borges Accardi, a Portuguese-American writer, is the author of four poetry collections, including Only More So (Salmon Poetry, Ireland) and Through a Grainy Landscape. Among her awards are fellowships from the Nati…
 
The Washington Center for the Book at The Seattle Public Library invites everyone to take part in Seattle Reads "Stories for Boys," a project designed to deepen engagement in literature through reading and discussion. -- Martin’s quirky, heart-wrenching memoir looks at family secrets, truth and reconciliation, acceptance and forgiveness. As Martin …
 
Join us for a four-part intergenerational series that celebrates Black joy and brilliance with local authors from African-American Writers’ Alliance, storytellers, youth, and elders from Seattle’s Black community. Topics to be covered include food and celebrations, nature and the outdoors, family and friends, and new experiences (memories new and o…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes the Ballard Writers Collective. Established in 2010 the Ballard Writers Collective is a loose collective of Ballard-based writers of all genres, published and unpublished. This is their 11th Annual Event and will feature (up to) 11 writers reading new works on the theme "Contagious."…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes the 2021 Jack Straw Writers.C. R. Glasgow is a non-binary, queer, first-generation Afro-Caribbean. Doc serves as writer, psychologist, spiritual creative, and public speaker. Doc has been writing since 7 years old, beginning with poetry. Doc won the NYC Borough President’s Award at the age of 10. Doc’s crea…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Erica Bauermester, Judith Skillman and Mary Jean Lord.Erica Bauermeister is the NYT bestselling author of four novels, including The School of Essential Ingredients and The Scent Keeper (a Reese’s Book Club pick). Her latest work is a memoir entitled House Lessons: Renovating a Life.Judith Skillman is a res…
 
Join us for a four-part intergenerational series that celebrates Black joy and brilliance with local authors from African-American Writers’ Alliance, storytellers, youth, and elders from Seattle’s Black community. Topics to be covered include food and celebrations, nature and the outdoors, family and friends, and new experiences (memories new and o…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Marjorie Osterhout, Marlena Williams, Asia Renee, and Laura S. Tarasoff.Marjorie Osterhout is a writer, editor, and storyteller. Her essays and articles have appeared in anthologies like It’s A Boy (Seal Press) and magazines including Parents, Parenting, and ePregnancy. She also spent a whirlwind three year…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Seven Writers NW.Early in 2020, Seven Writers NW, a decade-long writing group began to reflect on our experiences of living through the pandemic and the constant stream of unsettling news. Lest we forget the little moments of our upended lives, we wrote…and wrote…and wrote. We collected our thoughts, outrag…
 
Antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo first coined the term “white fragility” in 2011, and since then it’s been invoked by critics from Samantha Bee to Charles Blow. As DiAngelo explains,"White people in North America live in a society that is deeply separate and unequal by race, and white people are the beneficiaries of that separation and inequality…
 
Join us for a four-part intergenerational series that celebrates Black joy and brilliance with local authors from African-American Writers’ Alliance, storytellers, youth, and elders from Seattle’s Black community. Topics to be covered include food and celebrations, nature and the outdoors, family and friends, and new experiences (memories new and o…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Miriam Bassuk, Millie Renfrow and Madelle Quiring. In 1997 these writers met in an extension class and have been writing together ever since. Hear about their process and readings.Miriam Bassuk has been published in Snapdragon, Between the Lines, PoetsWest Literary Journal, and 3 Elements Review. She was on…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Sylvia Byrne Pollack, Allison Green and E. Lily Yu.Sylvia Byrne Pollack was raised in a music-loving family in Batavia, NY. In the wake of Sputnik, she chose to study science. She earned a B.A. in Zoology from Syracuse University, a Ph.D in Developmental Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.A…
 
Join us for a four-part intergenerational series that celebrates Black joy and brilliance with local authors from African-American Writers’ Alliance, storytellers, youth, and elders from Seattle’s Black community. Topics to be covered include food and celebrations, nature and the outdoors, family and friends, and new experiences (memories new and o…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Amber Nelson, Mary Ellen Talley and Diane Elser.Amber Nelson is the author of two full-length books of poetry, In Anima: Urgency and The Sexiest Man Alive (Spooky Girlfriend Press), as well as numerous chapbooks, most recently First Apocalypse (The Magnificent Field). She was the co-founder of alice blue re…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes Shin Yu Pai, Meredith Clark and Arlene Kim.Shin Yu Pai is the author of 10 books, including ENSO (Entre Rios Books, 2020), AUX ARCS (La Alameda, 2013), Adamantine (White Pine, 2010), Sightings (1913 Press, 2007), and Equivalence (La Alameda, 2003). Her essays have appeared in The Rumpus, City Arts, Yes! Mag…
 
This month’s online presentation welcomes the Ballard Writers Collective (BWC) to celebrate their 11th Annual Event. Join multi-genre writers on the theme, "The Elephant in the Room." With eleven members of the BWC including Carol Levin, Stephen Lundgren, Joel Bell, Sharon Hennessey, Janet Margot, Karen Gamble, and others!…
 
How do child and family detention camps and the SCOTUS upholding of the travel ban follow a broader historical arc? Join a conversation, punctuated with arts and creativity, where community leaders who are responding to recent changes in immigrant policy and law map out social movements for inclusivity and equality. Highlights will include Native s…
 
What is the role that libraries can play in imagining a future without prisons? Join an interactive community dialog featuring local leaders and national advocates on criminal justice reform to close out our year-long meditation on criminal justice. Our presenters include:•Patrisse Cullors (co-founder Black Lives Matter)•Luis Rodriguez (Los Angeles…
 
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