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Events
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Author Sarah Schulman shares her recent book "Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair" in conversation with queer author/activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore.
Monday, January 23, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Listen to a free community talk by Dr. Edwin J. Nichols, renowned organizational psychologist and groundbreaking racial justice advocate.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
2 pm
 
2 – 3 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Priscilla Long, poet and author of "Minding the Muse" talks about learning from virtuoso artists and other creators.
Friday, February 3, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Explore how activist poetics move fluidly between digital activism, experimental writing and performance, and new media practices. This event will have live performance.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
2 pm
 
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: After a time travel mishap, screenwriter Elan Mastai’s breezy debut novel journeys through alternate timelines and questions how we determine what makes a perfect future.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
2 pm
 
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Elissa Washuta used the Northwest tower of Seattle’s Fremont Bridge as an office where she researched and wrote a literary work based on the history of the Puget Sound. Washuta presents part of this work.
Friday, February 24, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Sympathizer” comes a new collection of stories exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family, imbued with Nguyen’s great gift for writing.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: The author of the 2015 Seattle Reads’ pick returns with the story of Celine, an elegant private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Medical expert Dr. Jamison writes about poet Robert Lowell, illuminating the relationship between bipolar illness and creativity, and examining how his illness and the treatment he received impacted his work.
Monday, March 20, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: The groundbreaking author of "Sexual Personae" will talk about her new collection of essays that both celebrates and challenges modern feminism.
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