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Words Matter 2018 Benefit Gala & Literary Auction Words Matter 2018 Benefit Gala & Literary Auction THU, MAR 22, 2018, 6:00 PM Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Words Matter is SAL’s most important fundraising event of the year, raising nearly $300,000 to inspire people of all generations and backgrounds in our community with the change-making power of words.

This fun-filled evening includes:

*an elegant multi-course dinner with wine
*lively silent and live auctions featuring unexpected literary treasures and adventures
*a joyful celebration of the 2018 Prowda Literary Award winner

...all set against the spectacular backdrop of the glittering Seattle waterfront!

Funds raised at Words Matter will support SAL’s Writers in the School Program and help bring the best writers and thinkers of our time to Seattle while offering free and highly subsidized tickets to students and other community members who otherwise could not afford to participate.

Tickets are $175 each/$1,750 for a table of 10.

Cocktail attire; sparkles encouraged.

Buy your tickets by clicking on the “Box Office” button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

Host a Table:

Want to celebrate the evening with your favorite reading-and-writing enthusiasts? Join us as Words Matter Table Host and fill a table for 10 with friends and colleagues!

Be a Words Matter sponsor:
As a Words Matter sponsor, your company will enjoy visibility with our more than 300 event attendees as well as SAL’s nearly 30,000 patrons—a unique opportunity to show your support for the literary arts and youth literacy in one of the top literary and most well-read cities in the country, according to multiple national rankings. 

For more info about hosting a table or sponsorships, contact Development Director Leanne Skooglund at This Link Requires Javascript or 206-621-2230 x 17.

Click here to see SAL’s 2018 Words Matter Sponsor Benefits.

Presenting Sponsor: Golden Lasso

Sestina Sponsor: Guardian Cellars & Newsprint Wines

Sonnet Sponsor: AlphaGraphics