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Category: SAL Staff/Board

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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5 Questions: Alexandra Chase, SAL’s Donor Relations Associate

Meet Alexandra Chase, SAL’s brand new Donor Relations Associate! Alexandra, who goes by Alex, is passionate about relationship-building in the Seattle arts community, and she’s worked locally with AmeriCorps and nonprofit radio. To introduce Alex to the SAL community, we asked her five questions about her new role on SAL’s development team, her hobbies – […]

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SAL’s Executive Director from 2007-2012, Linda Bowers

The Evening Star: Remembering Linda Bowers

SAL is sad to share the news that Linda Bowers (SAL’s Executive Director from 2007-2012) has died. Our deepest sympathies go to her partner and community of friends. In her memory, we are honored to share this reflection by her partner, Greg Olson.   The Evening Star In the three months since Linda’s death I’ve […]

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