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Literary\Arts Series
Poetry Series
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Literary\Arts Series

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!

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2015-16 All SAL Pass
One price delivers an entire season of all SAL's events!

Receive tickets to every event: Literary Art Series, Poetry Series, SAL Presents, Women You Need to Know Series, and Hinge.

2015-16 Literary Arts Series Subscription
Gilbert, Coates, Doerr, Brooks, Mandel and Cole.
2015-16 Create Your Own Subscription 4 Part/ with Gilbert
1516 CYOS 4part Gilbert

Choose any 4 events from our 2015/16 season. This ticket includes Gilbert's latest book. Brooks no longer available.

2015-16 Create Your Own Subscription 4 Part
Choose any 4 events to make your perfect season! Gilbert not included in this package.

Choose any 4 events from our 2015/16 season. Elizabeth Gilbert excluded. Brooks no longer available.

Elizabeth Gilbert
Tue, Oct 6, 2015

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
Thu, Oct 29, 2015

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
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

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.

Geraldine Brooks
Sold Out

Single tickets sold out for Brooks. However, this event is still available as part of LAS subscriptions. 

Emily St. John Mandel
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

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
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

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.