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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Corinne Manning and Karen Finneyfrock at Hugo House

Posted Thu, 6/13/2019 - 8:57am by  |  Category: ,

Find your voice in Creative Writing Scribes Since 1998, Scribes Writing Camps have been a hub for young writers in the Seattle area, offering an opportunity to find their community, learn from accomplished writers, and further their love of reading…

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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Erich Schweikher and Sierra Nelson at MOHAI

Posted Tue, 6/11/2019 - 9:09am by  |  Category: ,

Let your imagination soar in Scribes at MOHAI. We’re excited to team up with the Museum of History and Industry again for this year’s Scribes summer camps. Scribes at MOHAI is a two-week summer camp that takes students on a…

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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Quenton Baker and Emma Törzs at Hugo House

Posted Thu, 6/06/2019 - 9:24am by  |  Category: ,

Further your knowledge of craft in Next Level Scribes. This year, in addition to adding genre-focused sessions to the Scribes Writing Camp lineup, Hugo House is introducing a new session just for teens who want to deepen their understanding of…

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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Samar Abulhassan and Greg Stump at The Henry Art Gallery

Posted Tue, 6/04/2019 - 9:47am by  |  Category: ,

Explore visual art and writing at Scribes at the Henry We’re thrilled to partner with the Henry Art Gallery again for this year’s Scribes summer camps. Over the course of this two-week session, Scribes will write and explore the many…

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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Ramon Isao at Hugo House

Posted Thu, 5/30/2019 - 10:05am by  |  Category: ,

It’s almost time for Scribes! Since 1998, Scribes Writing Camps have been a hub for young writers in the Seattle area, offering an opportunity to find their community, learn from accomplished writers, and further their love of reading and writing….

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Setting Foot in Strange Worlds: An Exclusive Q&A with Domingo Martinez, Terese Marie Mailhot, and Margaret Malone

Posted Thu, 5/09/2019 - 9:50am by  |  Category: , ,

On Friday, May 24, Domingo Martinez, Terese Marie Mailhot, and Margaret Malone will channel their inner strangers. In a recent email exchange, each offered up a hint of what they’re writing for the Lit Series; a look into the superpower…

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“Write About What You Can’t Get Rid Of”: An Exclusive Q&A with Steve Almond

Posted Tue, 5/07/2019 - 9:30am by  |  Category: ,

Steve Almond is the author of ten books of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and Against Football. His new book, William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life, comes out in June and is…

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Min Jin Lee on the Path that Led to Pachinko

Posted Wed, 4/24/2019 - 9:25am by  |  Category:

Min Jin Lee is the author of two novels exploring the impacts of Korean diaspora. Her first novel, Free Food For Millionaires, was an international bestseller, and her second novel, Pachinko, was a finalist for the National Book Award. She…

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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Peter Mountford at Hugo House

Posted Tue, 4/02/2019 - 10:30am by  |  Category: , ,

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for Scribes! Since 1998, Scribes Writing Camps have been a hub for young writers in the Seattle area, offering an opportunity to find their community, learn from accomplished writers,…

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Transformations: An Exclusive Q&A with Benjamin Percy, Vanessa Hua, and Keetje Kuipers

Posted Mon, 3/04/2019 - 2:25pm by  |  Category: , ,

On Friday, March 15, Benjamin Percy, Vanessa Hua, and Keetje Kuipers will metamorphose on stage during 2019’s first Literary Series. In a recent email exchange, each offered up a hint of what they’re writing for the Lit Series, a piece…

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Sophia Shalmiyev on Memoir, Mothers & Her Own Feminist Manifesto

Posted Tue, 2/05/2019 - 9:15am by  |  Category:

Sophia Shalmiyev‘s debut memoir, Mother Winter, has been described as, “the wrenching story of her exile and grief, but it’s also a chronicle of awakening—to art, sex, feminism, and the rich complexities of being a mother herself.” Beginning with her childhood in…

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Hugo House’s Best-Loved Books of 2018

Posted Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:00am by  |  Category: , , , ,

It’s hard to believe 2018 is almost over. Whether you’re hoping to get one last great read in before the start of the new year or plan for 2019, these recommendations from Hugo House teachers are sure to inspire and…

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Natalie Baszile: Honesty is Key to Capturing Place and Character

Posted Tue, 11/27/2018 - 1:12pm by  |  Category: , , , ,

Natalie Baszile is the author of Queen Sugar, a breakout debut novel that follows the experiences of an African-American woman who unexpectedly inherits a sugarcane farm and relocates from Los Angeles to rural Louisiana. The book was named one of the…

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