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Category: SAL Staff/Board

Faces of SAL: Jennifer Leatherman Wong

Just because she’s one of the newest additions to the SAL Board doesn’t mean that writer Jennifer Leatherman Wong hasn’t been attending SAL events for years. Today, we’re delighted to share a Faces of SAL feature with Jennifer so you can get better acquainted. Read on to learn more about “The Great Black Swamp” that […]

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Winter Reads: SAL Staff Edition

What books did you gift this winter? While we love a good “Best of 2019” reading list (and share them with abandon), sometimes our favorite book recommendations come from taking a peek at the holiday shopping lists of avid readers. With that in mind, here is our compilation of 32 titles the SAL team gifted, […]

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Five Questions: Sarah Burns, SAL’s Event & Corporate Giving Manager

Meet Sarah Burns, world-explorer extraordinaire, who is joining us in a new role at SAL as our Event & Corporate Giving Manager! So the SAL community can better get to know her, we asked Sarah five questions about what excites her about the position, what’s on her nightstand, and some of her many adventures abroad […]

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Five Questions: Woogee Bae, SAL’s Donor Relations Associate

Meet Woogee Bae! Formerly a poetry student at UW Bothell and SUNY Buffalo, Woogee is SAL’s brand new Donor Relations Associate. To introduce her to the SAL community, we asked Woogee five questions, so read on for all the intel about her new role on SAL’s development team, her hobbies – including two of our […]

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Faces of SAL: Danielle Palmer-Friedman

Many people work for SAL behind-the-scenes and it take a team to make it all happen. Danielle Palmer-Friedman has worked with SAL for the past year in a variety of ways—as a Words Matter volunteer, running front of house at events, and being a social media extraordinaire, to name just a few. Read on to […]

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5 Questions: Bre’Anna Girdy, WITS Program Coordinator

Meet Bre’Anna Girdy, our new Writers in the Schools Program Coordinator! Bre’Anna, who will be working with the WITS team to help empower young people in WITS classrooms, publications, and on SAL stages, is a recent University of Washington grad with a top secret reading spot. To introduce Bre’Anna to the SAL and WITS communities […]

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3 Questions: Julieta Vitullo, Our New WITS Program Associate

Meet Julieta Vitullo, our brand new Writers in the Schools Program Associate! Julieta, who will be engaging with WITS schools, writers, teachers, and families throughout the year to celebrate the work of WITS students in the region, has twenty years of teaching under her belt. A woman of many talents, she’s also a writer, playwright, […]

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Welcome, Bryn Carlson!

We’re giving a warm welcome to Bryn Carlson of Whitman College, who recently joined the SAL team in June as a Writers in the Schools intern. We’re so grateful to have her on board—learn a little bit more about her and her passions below. Hi, Bryn! Welcome to the team. Can you tell us a […]

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5 Questions: Letitia Cain, SAL’s New Marketing Coordinator

You may have seen her staffing the Poetry Northwest table at SAL’s Poetry Series events, or managing SAL volunteers at Benaroya Hall. Or, maybe you’ve even met her through our Writers in the Schools program, where she works as a WITS Writer-in-Residence at Catherine Blaine K-8 School. However you might know Letitia, we hope you’re […]

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Books on a Plane: Winter Reading Recs from the SAL Staff

Whether we’re having a quick conversation by the Keurig machine or scribbling furiously when Tom Hanks cites Everyday Stalinism from the SAL stage, book gossip is our currency at the SAL offices. As we look forward to reading with you in 2018, here’s a sneak peek at our holiday reading hopes and dreams: Alicia Craven, WITS […]

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