Upcoming Events

January 8, 2017
Second Sunday Author Series
Women’s Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16
San Diego, CA  (Map)

January 14, 2017, 10 AM – 6 PM
Seattle7 Writers – Write Here Write Now
One-on-one author consultations
Mount Baker Community Club
2811 Mount Rainier Drive South
Seattle, WA (Map)

January 26, 2017, 7 PM
Dock Street Salon
Reading with Joshua Mohr
Phinney Books
7405 Greenwood Ave N.
Seattle, WA (Map)

January 28, 2017, Drop in 1-4 PM
Book signing and conversation at Juan Alonso Studio
306 S Washington St., Studio 104
(TK Building in Pioneer Square)
Seattle, WA (Map)

February 9, 2017, 2-3 PM
Book signing at AWP Bookfair
Carolina Wren Press table
Washington Convention Center
& Washington Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC (Map)

February 10, 2017 2-3 PM
Book signing at AWP Bookfair
Latino Caucus table
Washington Convention Center
& Washington Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC (Map)

March 15, 2017, 7 PM
Words West Literary Series
C&P Coffee Company
5612 California Ave. SW
Seattle, WA (Map)

Past Events

December 15, 2016, 7 PM (rescheduled from Dec. 7)
Third Place Books, Seward Park
5041 Wilson Ave S
Seattle WA (Map)
December 13, 2016, 7 PM
Seattle Fiction Federation #8
Reading with Steve Sibra, Anca L. Szilágyi, Donna Miscolta, and SFF #7’s open mic champion Lucy Hitz
Hugo House
1021 Columbia Street
Seattle, WA (Map)
 
December 6, 2016, 7:30-8:30 PM
Ask the Oracle
Hotel Sorrento, Fireside Room
900 Madison Street
Seattle, WA (Map)
November 26, 2016, 12-5 PM
Indies First 2016 Authors on a Bus
with Sherman Alexie and 24 others
visiting Third Place Books, Seward Park
University Book Store and Elliott Bay Book Company
November 19, 2016, 3-5 PM
Seattle 7 Writers Holiday Bookfest
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA (Map)
November 18, 7-9 PM
Celebrating 25 Years of Jack Straw Writers
Jack Straw Cultural Center
4261 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA (Map)
November 12, 2016, 7 PM
Seattle Book Launch for Hola and Goodbye
With music by Acústico Perfecto
Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle WA  (Map)
November 7, 2016, 4 PM
Meredith College
Kresge Auditorium
Raleigh, North Carolina (Map)
November 5, 2016, 8-9 AM
North Carolina Writers Network Conference
All Stories Connect Panel Discussion: “A Conversation about Culture”
with Shervon CassimSheila Smith McKoyDonna Miscolta, and Elaine Neil Orr
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Raleigh, NC
November 3, 2016, 6:30-9 PM
Letters Bookshop
313 W Main St, Durham, North Carolina
October 27, 2016
Lit Crawl
Reading with Jennifer D. Munro, Ronit Plank, and Wendy Staley Colbert
October 7, 2016, 1:30 PM – 4 PM
Celebrating Filipino-American Elders: Reading and Karaoke
With Maria Batayola, Robert Flor, Donna Miscolta, Michelle Peñaloza,
Jen Soriano and Maritess Zurbano
International Drop-In Center (IDIC)
7301 BeaconAve S
Seattle, Washington (Map)

Saturday, June 18, 2016, 9 AM – 6 PM
Hedgebrook Summer Salon
Hedgebrook Farm, Whidbey Island

Sunday, June 5, 2016, 11 AM-1 PM
Seattle7Writers Bookish Brunch
Keynote speaker: Deb Caletti
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mount Rainier Drive South
Seattle, Washington (map)

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 6-9:30 PM
Literary Voices
Keynote speaker: Juan Felipe Herrera
University of Washington Friends of the Libraries
Club Husky – Husky Stadium
Sold out

April 23, 2016, 3-5 PM
The End is in the Beginning and Other

Things about Openings
Greenwood Branch, Seattle Public Library
8016 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, Washington (Map)

April 10, 2016, 2-4 PM
The End is in the Beginning and Other

Things about OpeningsBeacon Hill Branch, Seattle Public Library
2821 Beacon Ave. S
Seattle, Washington (Map)

Saturday, April 2, 7-9 PM
Radio Novela: A Night of Stories y Sonidos
AWP Offsite Event
Featuring readers Paulette Boudreaux, Vanessa Garcia, and Donna Miscolta

826LA and the Echo Park Time Travel Mart
1714 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, California (Map)

April 2, 2016, 1:30-2:15 PM
Linked and Unlinked: Re-Imagining Story Writing
Panel discussion with Fred Arroyo, Alma Garcia, and Ito Romo

AWP Conference
Gold Salon 1, JW Marriott LA, 1st Floor
Los Angeles, California (Map)

March 31, 2016, 9-10:15 AM
What does it mean to be a Latino?
Panel discussion with Carmen Bernier-Grand, Teresa
Luengo Cid, and Maria Victoria

AWP Conference
Room 518, LA Convention Center
Los Angeles, California (Map)

March 16, 2016, 7 PM
Reading with Andrew Bleeker and Mary Shea
Pistil Books Online
Capitol Hill in Seattle
By invitation

December 11, 2015, 7 PM
Bushwick Book Club: Three for Three
An evening of books, music, and merrymaking featuring nine
songwriters and musicians from The Bushwick Book Club Seattle
performing songs inspired by three Seattle7Writers and their books:
David Laskin’s The Family, David Lasky’s The Carter Family: Don’t
Forget This Song
, and Donna Miscolta’s When the
de la Cruz Family Danced

Hugo House
1634 11th Ave
Seattle, Washington (Map)

December 9, 2015, 7-9 PM
Lit Fix
Five dollars at the door
All proceeds go to Literacy Source
Jewelbox at the Rendezvous
322 2nd Ave
Seattle, Washington (Map)

November 21, 2015, 3-5 PM
Seattle 7 Writers Holiday Bookfest
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N.
Seattle, Washington (Map)

September 26, 2015, 1-4 PM
Reading with Erica Bauermeister, Karen Finneyfrock, and Stephanie Kallos
Hedgebrook Open House
2197 Millman Road
Langley, Washington (Map)

September 25, 2015, 7-9 PM
ViVi Social featured speaker on “Strong Girls”
Northwest Tap Connection
8732 Rainier Ave S.
Seattle, Washington (Map)

September 17, 2015, 7 PM
Dock Street Salon reading with Allison Green
Phinney Books
7405 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, Washington (Map)

September 12, 2015, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Write Here Write Now BAINBRIDGE | An Annual Writing Intensive Unlike Any Other
Bainbridge Island Art Museum
550 Winslow Way E
Bainbridge Island, Washington (Map)

August 9 and 10, 2015
Guest Faculty
Northwest Institute of Literary Arts
Whidbey Island, Washington (Map)

May 9, 2015, 2:00 PM
Listen to Your Mother – A Celebration of Motherhood
Bloedell Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral
1245 Tenth Avenue East
Seattle, Washington (Map)

May 7, 2015, 7:00 PM
Diversity Series Reading
with Alma García
Deccio Higher Education Center, Parker Room
Yakima Valley Community College
South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, Washington (Map)

April 25, 2015, 2:30 to 4:30 PM
Artist Trust “Meet the Artist” Reception, Reading,
and Community Conversation
Columbia City branch library
4721 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, Washington (Map)

April 10, 2015, 12:00 to 1:15 PM

AWP Panel – Imaginary readers: Who are we writing for?
With Kathleen Alcala, Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, Maria Victoria
AWP Conference
Minneapolis Convention Center
Room L100 A, Lower Level
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota (Map)

March 26, 2015, 5:30 to 6:15 PM

Happy Hour reading for April Book Festival
and release party for Spartan Issue #2

Vermillion
1508 11th Ave
Seattle, Washington (Map)

March 12, 2015, 6:00 PM

It’s About Time Writers Reading Series

Ballard Branch, Seattle Public Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.
Seattle, Washington (Map)

February 7, 2015

WRITE HERE WRITE NOW one-day writing intensive
Seattle7Writers provide mini-lessons and one-on-one conferences

Fremont Abbey
272 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, Washington (Map)

December 4, 2014, 5 to 7 PM

7 Techniques to Create Tension in Your Story
Part of the 7×7 Ways to Write, with Seattle7Writers

Hugo House
1634 11th Ave
Seattle, Washington (Map)

November 15, 2014

Kahini House Party
Featuring readings by Rebecca Brown,
Donna Miscolta, Philip Shaw, and Kristen Young

Kahini
Seattle, Washington

October 23, 2014, 7 PM

Lit Crawl 7 @ 7
Seattle7Writers share seven minutes apiece from new work.
Tara Conklin, Jamie Ford, Frances McCue, Donna Miscolta, Kevin O’Brien,
Rebecca Wells and Jennie Shortridge

Hugo House
1634 11th Ave
Seattle, Washington (Map)

April 15, 2014, 7:30 PM

Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series
The Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series schedules
readings every quarter and features writers reading their own work

SURC Theatre
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, Washington (Map)

March 1, 2014, 10:30 to 11:45 AM

This is Not Your Country: Creating Characters
Outside the Landscape of Our Lives

With Q. Lindsey Barrett, Benjamin K. Drevlow,
Caitlin Horrocks, and Sharisse Tracey Smith

2014 AWP Conference
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, Washington (Map)

February 27, 2014, 9:00 to 10:15 AM

The Raven Chronicles at 23
With Kathleen Alcala, Anna Balint, Matt Briggs,
and Carletta Carrington-Wilson

2014 AWP Conference
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, Washington (Map)

November 14, 2013, 7:00 PM

Reading withJennifer Munro

Northwind Arts Center
2409 Jefferson Street
Port Townsend, Washington (Map)

October 5, 2013, 4:15 to 5:45 PM

Reading with Evelina Galang, Bridget Crenshaw Mabunga,
Jen Palmares Meadows, and Lysley Tenorio

FilAmFest
Paradise Valley Road
between Woodman St. and Gilmartin Rd.
San Diego, California (map)

October 5, 2013, 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Writing workshop: Homegrown Heroes—Writing
Fiction from the Family Album

FilAmFest
Paradise Valley Road
between Woodman St. and Gilmartin Rd.
San Diego, California (map)

October 4, 2013, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Writers Panel and Mini-Reading

Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, California (map)

June 19, 2013, 6:00 PM

Reading withAllison Green

Anchor Books & Coffee
9289 Washington 525
Clinton, Washington (Map)

June 6, 2013, 7:00 PM

Reading withLaurie Blauner and Matt Briggs

Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, Washington (Map)

May 24, 2013, 7:00 PM

Opening reader forMarivi Soliven Blanco’s
launch of her novel The Mango Bride

Sponsored by Pinoy Words Expressed, Kultura Arts

Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle Washington (Map)

April 11, 2013, 6:00 PM

Shifts and Rifts
New California Writing 2013 Launch Party
with Emcee Peter Coyote
The list of readers (scroll down)

California Historical Society
678 Mission St
San Francisco, California (map)

December 1, 2012, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Hedgebrook Salon
Workshop “How do you drive your CAR (conflict, action, resolution)?

Hedgebrook Farm
2197 Millman Road
Langley, Washington (Map)

November 8, 2012, 7:00 PM

Scenes and Short Takes
Short short fiction and non-fiction
by Ballard High School Proyecto Saber students
Poems by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
New work by Donna Miscolta

Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Avenue North
Seattle (Map)

October 20, 2012

Writers of the Northwest
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference

Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle (Map)

October 13 and 14, 2012

Wordstock
Festival author

Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon (Map)

September 22, 2012

What’s the Word? Cabaret

Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave North
Seattle (Map)

September 15, 2012

Hispanic Literacy Day
Panel: Finding Time and Support Systems for Writing

South Chula Vista Library Branch
389 Orange Avenue
Chula Vista, California (Map)

August 9, 2012, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM

It’s About Time Reading Series—Craft Lecture

Ballard Public Library
5614 22nd Ave. NW
Seattle (Map)

June 9, 2012, 11:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Flash Fiction Workshop

Raven Chronicles Office
Jack Straw Foundation
909 NE 43rd St, Suite 205
Seattle (Map)

May 23, 2012, 12:10 PM – 1:13 PM

Highline Listens

Highline Community College
2400 South 240th Street
Des Moines, Washington (Map)

May 11, 2012, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Book Signing at Greenwood Art Walk
With Elena Louise Richmond, author of 99 Girdles on the Wall

Santoro’s Books
7405 Greenwood Avenue N
Seattle, Washington (Map)

April 28, 2012, 6:00 PM

Literary Voices 2012, UW Friends of the Libraries
Seventh annual Literary Voices dinner with writers from the
region. Tickets are $125. Proceeds benefit libraries preservation,
collections, and student scholarships.

University of Washington Club
Seattle, Washington (Map)

April 21 and April 22, 2012, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Book Signing, Philippine Expressions Booth

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
University of Southern California Campus
Los Angeles, California (Map)

April 20, 2012, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Authors Night: A Celebration of the Printed Word

Community Hall
Asian Pacific American Legal Center

1145 Wilshire Blvd, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, California (Map)

February 16, 2012, 7:00 PM

An UnValentine’s Day Reading
A post-Valentine’s Day reading of poetry and prose that may
or may not be about love or other such sentiments, presented by
Elizabeth Austen, Laurie Blauner and Donna Miscolta.

Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle (Map)

January 27, 2012, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Kartika Review Release Party and Reading

Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline Street #104
La Jolla, California (Map)

December 3, 2011

Book signing at St. Peter’s
Episcopal Parish Arts and Crafts Fair

The Elliott Bay Book table will feature author signings from
10 a.m. to noon by Seattle writers Donna Miscolta (When the
de la Cruz Family Danced
), Janet Brown (B is for Bangkook,
Lost & Found Bangkok), and Vladimir Verrano (The Prince,
the Demon King and the Monkey Warrior
)

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
1610 S. King Street
Seattle (Map)

November 18, 2011, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Ballard Writers’ Book Slam
Twenty-two writers read three minutes apiece
with additional authors available for book-signing. Book
sales by Secret Garden and by the authors.

Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th Street
Seattle (Map)

November 6, 2011, 7:00 PM

Reading at Seattle University Atrium
Donna Miscolta, Dolly Castillo, and Peter Bacho

Seattle University Atrium
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle (Map)

Sponsored by the United Filipino Students – SU,
the Office of Multicultural Affaris, Pinoy Words Expressed,
and Poets & Writers Magazine.

November 4, 2011, 6:00 PM

Reading at UW Ethnic Cultural Center
Donna Miscolta, Dolly Castillo, and Peter Bacho

UW Ethnic Cultural Center
3940 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Seattle (Map)

Sponsored by FASA – UW, American Ethnic
Studies Department – UW, Pinoy Words Expressed,
and Poets & Writers Magazine.

October 10, 2011, 1:00 PM

Reading and discussion at Everett Woman’s Book Club
Donna Miscolta and Loreen Lee

Hedgebrook Writers-In-Residence Program for Women
alumnae Loreen Lilyn Lee and Donna Miscolta will share their
experiences at Hedgebrook and read from their published work.

Everett Woman’s Book Club
Everett, Washington

October 9, 2011

Weekends with Locals Booksigning

Donna Miscolta will meet customers and discuss
her book, When the de la Cruz Family Danced.

Warwick’s
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, California (Map)

October 8, 2011, 9 AM – Noon

Workshop at The Ink Spot

Donna Miscolta will be discussing her steps to publication.

The Ink Spot
Art Center Lofts
710 13th Street, Studio 210
San Diego, California (Map)

October 2, 2011, 6:00 PM

Reading at The Ink Spot

Donna Miscolta will be reading from her recently
published novel When the de la Cruz Family Danced.

The Ink Spot
Art Center Lofts
710 13th Street, Studio 210
San Diego, California (Map)

October 1, 2011

Reading at FilAm Fest

Donna Miscolta will be reading from her recently
published novel When the de la Cruz Family Danced.

FilAm Fest
Paradise Valley Rd between S Woodman St and Gilmartin Dr
San Diego, California (Map)

September 20, 2011, 7:00 PM

Reading at Ravenna Third Place Books
Donna Miscolta and Harold Taw

Donna Miscolta will be reading from her novel When
the de la Cruz Family Danced
, and Harold Taw will be reading
from his novel Adventures of the Karaoke King.

Ravenna Third Place Books
6504 20th Ave. NE, Seattle (Map)

August 25, 2011, 7:30 PM

Reading at Eagle Harbor Books

Donna Miscolta will be reading from her recently
published novel When the de la Cruz Family Danced.

Eagle Harbor Books
157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island (Map)

August 11, 2011, 7:00 PM

Reading at Elliott Bay Book Company
Donna Miscolta and Oliver de la Paz

Donna will be reading from her recently published
novel When the de la Cruz Family Danced. Oliver de la Paz
is the author of three collections of poetry, Names Above,
Houses
, Furious Lullaby, and Requiem for the Orchard,
winner of the Akron Prize for poetry.

Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle (Map)

Cosponsored by Filipino Community of Seattle
Culture and Arts Program and Words Expressed–Filipino
Poets and Writers Reading Series

June 21, 2011, 6:30 PM

Reading and Book Launch Party
Celebrate the release of Donna Miscolta’s novel
When the de la Cruz Family Danced and Wendy Call’s
narrative non-fiction book No Word for Welcome

Hosted by performance artist
Storme Webber with music by Mochima
Book sales by Elliott Bay Book Company

Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar
1508 11th Ave, Seattle (Map)

Sponsored by La Sala

May 30, 2011, 4:00 PM

Storytelling on the Air: Jack Straw Writers Program

Matt Briggs, Jared Leising, Donna Miscolta, and Judith Roche

Hosted by Kathleen Flenniken

Northwest Folklife Festival – Narrative Stage
Seattle Center (Map)

April 7, 2011, 7:00 PM

Minority Rules of Disengagement
Stories on being brown, being gay, and being
an auto show model

Donna Miscolta, Kisha Xiomara Palmer, and Danielle Villegas

Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle (Map)

Sponsored by 4Culture

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