The Literary Arts Series presents original talks by six outstanding authors whose works range from multi-award-winning novels and short stories to social commentaries and biographies. This season opens with Elizabeth Gilbert at Benaroya Hall and will continue at McCaw Hall and Town Hall with a diverse, impressive lineup of award-winning authors including two Pulitzer Prize winners!
Receive tickets to every event: Literary Art Series, Poetry Series, SAL Presents, Women You Need to Know Series, and Hinge.
Choose any 4 events from our 2015/16 season. This ticket includes Gilbert's latest book. Brooks no longer available.
Choose any 4 events from our 2015/16 season. Elizabeth Gilbert excluded. Brooks no longer available.
Gilbert is the acclaimed author of 6 books, most famously Eat, Pray, Love and most recently, The Signature of All Things. Her newest book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear will be released Sept. 22.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic. Grand Patron and Patron level tickets will include his just released book Between the World and Me.
Anthony Doerr is a novelist and short story writer. His most recent novel, All the Light We Cannot See, won the 2015 Pultizer Prize winner for fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence.
Single tickets sold out for Brooks. However, this event is still available as part of LAS subscriptions.
Emily St. John Mandel is a Candian writer whose most recent novel, Station Eleven, was a National Book and PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist.
Teju Cole is a writer, art historian, and photographer. He is the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College and photography critic of The New York Times Magazine.