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Author Readings and Receptions

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  • Big Time:  Ben Winters in conversation with Lillian Dabney
    Big Time:  Ben Winters in conversation with Lillian Dabney
    Thu, Mar 14
    Online via Zoom
    Mar 14, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Online via Zoom
    Mar 14, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Online via Zoom
    Ben Winters in conversation with Lillian Dabney
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  • Book Launch: She Called Me Throwaway: A Memoir by Shama Shams
    Book Launch: She Called Me Throwaway: A Memoir by Shama Shams
    Tue, Mar 26
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Mar 26, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Mar 26, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Book Launch: Traverse by Kevin Craft
    Book Launch: Traverse by Kevin Craft
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, Jan 18
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Jan 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PST
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Jan 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PST
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Musical Murder Mystery: An Author Roundtable
    Musical Murder Mystery: An Author Roundtable
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    Sat, Nov 18
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Nov 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nov 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • The Unquiet Country: An Evening of Poetry and Opera
    The Unquiet Country: An Evening of Poetry and Opera
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    Thu, Nov 09
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Nov 09, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nov 09, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Arán & Im (Bread & Butter) by Manchán Magan
    Arán & Im (Bread & Butter) by Manchán Magan
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    Fri, Oct 20
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Oct 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Oct 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Co-Presented with Kells Irish Pub & Restaurant
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  • Arán & Im (Bread & Butter) by Manchán Magan
    Arán & Im (Bread & Butter) by Manchán Magan
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    Wed, Oct 18
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Oct 18, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Oct 18, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Co-Presented with Kells Irish Pub & Restaurant
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  • Stomp and Shout: R&B and the Origins of Northwest Rock and Roll by Peter Blecha
    Stomp and Shout: R&B and the Origins of Northwest Rock and Roll by Peter Blecha
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    Tue, Oct 17
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Oct 17, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Oct 17, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Artificial Intelligence and the Apocalyptic Imagination by Michael J Paulus
    Artificial Intelligence and the Apocalyptic Imagination by Michael J Paulus
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    Mon, Oct 16
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Oct 16, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Oct 16, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Felice Picano presents SIX STRANGE STORIES: and “H.P. Lovecraft and Time”
    Felice Picano presents SIX STRANGE STORIES: and “H.P. Lovecraft and Time”
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    Fri, Sep 22
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Sep 22, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Sep 22, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • How to Get Banned: An LGBTQ Author Panel
    How to Get Banned: An LGBTQ Author Panel
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, Sep 21
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Sep 21, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Sep 21, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • How the Soviet Jew Was Made with Sasha Senderovich
    How the Soviet Jew Was Made with Sasha Senderovich
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    Tue, Sep 19
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Sep 19, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Sep 19, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Voices for Justice: Amber Flame, Jourdan Keith, Erika Lundahl, Jen Marlowe and Madeline Ostrander
    Voices for Justice: Amber Flame, Jourdan Keith, Erika Lundahl, Jen Marlowe and Madeline Ostrander
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, Aug 03
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Aug 03, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Aug 03, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Drinks, Drugs & Debauchery: A History of Seattle's Prohibition Era with Brad Holden
    Drinks, Drugs & Debauchery: A History of Seattle's Prohibition Era with Brad Holden
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, Jul 20
    Seattle
    Jul 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Seattle, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Jul 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Seattle, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • The Marriage: Joseph Horowitz in conversation with Lillian Dabney and Dave Beck
    The Marriage: Joseph Horowitz in conversation with Lillian Dabney and Dave Beck
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, May 25
    Online via Zoom
    May 25, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online via Zoom
    May 25, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online via Zoom
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  • Drinks, Drugs & Debauchery: A History of Seattle's Prohibition Era with Brad Holden
    Drinks, Drugs & Debauchery: A History of Seattle's Prohibition Era with Brad Holden
    RSVP Closed
    Fri, May 19
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    May 19, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    May 19, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • Drinks, Drugs & Debauchery: A History of Seattle's Prohibition Era with Brad Holden
    Drinks, Drugs & Debauchery: A History of Seattle's Prohibition Era with Brad Holden
    RSVP Closed
    Thu, Mar 30
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Mar 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Mar 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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  • A Study in Light: An Afternoon With Washington Poet Laureate Rena Priest
    A Study in Light: An Afternoon With Washington Poet Laureate Rena Priest
    RSVP Closed
    Sun, Mar 19
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
    Mar 19, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Mar 19, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
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