Writing Events at The Seattle Public Library in March
release date: 02/13/2020
The Seattle Public Library will offer open mics, writers groups and poetry readings at several locations throughout the city in March.
Seattle Writes in Spanish - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room 6, 206-386-4636. La sintaxis y el fraseo: cómo armar oraciones impactantes en nuestras ficciones. Una sintaxis correcta nos permite enunciar claramente nuestras ideas, pero la elección de una variante sintáctica frente a otra es esencial para dar vigor a la oración. En esta clase aprenderemos cómo romper una estructura rígida, cuándo y cómo transformer.
Writers Read – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8 at the Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1908. A monthly open mic with selected author readings on the second Sunday of each month, presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance.
Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House – 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9 at the Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1908. A monthly, drop-in writing group hosted by author Brett Hamil. It features writing exercises, motivation, and ways to connect with other writers.
Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House – 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 at the West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., 206-684-7444. A monthly, drop-in writing group hosted by author Jeanine Walker. It features writing exercises, motivation, and ways to connect with other writers.
It's About Time Writers' Reading Series – 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, March 12 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089. A monthly series featuring author readings and open mics. The 365th meeting features readings from Ann Spiers, Mitra Lotfi Shemirani and Payam Fotouhiyehpour. Richard Gold will give a short lecture on the writer's craft.
PoetsWest – 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at the Green Lake Branch, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N., 206-684-7547. A monthly open mic that takes place on the second Saturday of each month, featuring readings of poetry and prose. This month's reading features Oliver Amatist and Susan Landgraf.
Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at the Fremont Branch, 731 N. 35th St., 206-684-4084. A monthly, drop-in writing group hosted by author Alma García. It features writing exercises, motivation, and ways to connect with other writers.
Poetry Potluck - 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 19 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089. Join our informal gathering to listen to and read poetry aloud. Bring a few favorite poems, whether classics or new discoveries, and share them around the table. This is a feast of poetry. (Not a food event.)
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