Hugo House is hosting a free event called Writing 5k. This event for teens features "five hours of writing workshops on comics, spoken word, personal essay and more; open hours in ZAPP; an open mic coffee house in the Cabaret; and plenty of snacks."
Jean Kwok reads at Elliott Bay Book Company tonight. Girl in Translation is a debut novel about the immigrant experience. It's getting love all over the place.
There's a Suggest popping up soon about this, but Michael Kupperman reads at Fantagraphics Bookstore tonight. The Tales Designed To Thrizzle author, who is fucking hilarious, will celebrate the release of his new comic.
The full readings calendar, including the next week or so, is here. And if you're planning on staying in and you're looking for personalized book recommendations, feel free to tell me the books you like and ask me what to read next over at Questionland.