Better Living Through Poetry

Poetry Northwest Celebrates 60 Years

The local poetry-only journal hosts a reading at the local poetry-only shop, Open Books.

10/30/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

11 Seattle Events to Catch This October

Big Thief touches down with an intergalactic album, 'Dracula' gets a new adaptation, and femme glass artists take over CoCA.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Better Living Through Poetry

Three Poetry Books from Local Presses Made the National Book Awards Longlist

Jericho Brown's 'The Tradition,' Arthur Sze's 'Sight Lines,' and Mary Ruefle's 'Dunce' are all up for the honor.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lit Life

Seattle Arts and Lectures' New Schedule Is Here

Patti Smith! Malcolm Gladwell! Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey! Ta-Nehisi Coates!

05/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 19–21

South Asian dance takes over at ACT, Seattle Symphony loosens its bow tie, and David Byrne's directing effort hits NWFF.

04/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle November 2018

Danez Smith brings vital poetry, Rouault knows the darkness, and Susan Orlean reads about libraries at, well, the library.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 16–19

The poetry in Seattle traffic, recent developments in Russian eloquence, and learning more about moms.

07/16/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Better Living Through Poetry

Hear Terrance Hayes Read His American Sonnets

The National Book Award winner reads from his dazzling collection of American sonnets at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. They might’ve been spurred by Trump but they’re bigger than that.

06/26/2018 By Stefan Milne