SEATTLE (November 12, 2020) - Attend author events, book discussions, and literary programs from the comfort of your own living room this fall. The Seattle Public has a wide variety of online author events coming up in November and December.
Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for each event, visit the Library's calendar to sign up.
Author reading schedule
" 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 - Setsuko's Secret. Author Shirley Ann Higuchi, chair of the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation, uncovers her family's past and embarks on a transformational journey as she learns about Japanese-American incarceration during World War II. She will be joined by Darrell Kunitomi and Aura Newlin, who are also descendants of former incarcerees featured in the book. They will discuss the book, the multigenerational effects of trauma, and the incarceration's relevance to contemporary issues of racism and identity in America. Tom Ikeda, founding executive director of Densho, will moderate the discussion.
" 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11 - Black Trans Prayer Book. Don't miss an incredible evening with J Mase III and co-editors of the Black Trans Prayer Book, an interfaith, multidimensional, artistic, and theological work that collects the stories, poems, prayers, meditation, spells, and incantations of Black transgender and nonbinary people.
The Library believes that the power of knowledge improves people's lives. We promote literacy and a love of reading as we bring people, information, and ideas together to enrich lives and build community.
All physical locations of the Seattle Public Library are currently closed in accordance with public health guidelines. Find out more at spl.org/ChiefLibrarian. Visit the Library's Road to Reopening page for more information on book returns, Curbside Service, and other library services being offered while library buildings are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
For more information, call 206-386-4636 or go to
Editor's note: Readings before the SGN's publication date are not listed.
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