Author Readings at The Seattle Public Library in March
release date: 02/16/2018
The Seattle Public Library will feature writers and their work at several Library locations in March. Event details with times and locations are outlined below.
Rita Sturam Wirkala
Local author Rita Sturam Wirkala will discuss her new book "Los huesitos de mamá, y otros relatos," a collection of short stories inspired by her hometown, María Susana. This program will be presented in Spanish.
- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Room 2, 206-386-4636.
Sarah McBride, the National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, will discuss her book "Tomorrow Will Be Different" and share her story of coming out as transgender, finding love, and working for LGBTQ+ equal rights.
- 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.
Hear Harvard lecturer Yascha Mounk discuss his book "The People Vs. Democracy," the rise of populist nationalism across the world, and how it may endanger the precepts of democracy itself.
- 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, March 15 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Room 1, 206-386-4636.
Aminatta Forna will discuss her latest novel "Happiness," a delicate tale of love and loss that considers the interconnectedness of lives and the true nature of happiness.
- 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.
Luis Alberto Urrea
Hailed by NPR as a "literary badass" and a "master storyteller with a rock and roll heart," Mexican-American author Luis Alberto Urrea will read from and discuss his latest novel, "The House of Broken Angels."
- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.