Sponsor Seattle7Writers is back this week (and we're so grateful!) to celebrate the soon-to-come launch of Hugo House's home in Capitol Hill.
As much mourned as the old Hugo House was, the tide in Seattle has shifted — we haven't forgotten the old, but we're getting darned excited about the new. If you've looked at the photos and descriptions, it's impossible not to be: a tricked-out performance space, more rooms for classes, more community space for writers to gather and write.
Hugo House is a place, but it's a spirit, too, a spirit that Seattle7Writers shares. Jennie Shortridge, one of Seattle7Writers' co-founders, has a few words to say about Hugo House:
The first person I met in the Seattle writing community when I moved here in 2005 was Frances McCue, who toured me through her co-creation, Hugo House, a charmingly dilapidated reclaimed mortuary serving as the literary hub of the city. The second person I met was Garth Stein ...
Read the rest on our sponsor page, then RSVP for the grand re-opening of Hugo House on September 22.
Sponsors like Seattle7Writers make the Seattle Review of Books possible. Did you know you could sponsor us, as well? There are only four slots remaining in 2018, so move quickly to get your stories, or novel, or event in front of our passionate audience. Take a glance at our sponsorship information page for dates and details.