Annie Proulx Event in Seattle

Seattle Arts & Lectures is excited to announce that Annie Proulx, author of several books of Western literature, including the short story collection Fine Just the Way It Is: Wyoming Stories 3, will be speaking in Seattle on October 9!

We would like to offer any WLA members who can make it to the event a 15% discount on tickets.

Annie Proulx

October 7, 7:30 pm

Benaroya Hall, Taper Auditorium

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of The Shipping News and superlative short stories such as “Brokeback Mountain” and the collection Fine Just the Way It Is: Wyoming Stories 3.

“The wild country–indigo jags of mountain, grassy plain everlasting, tumbled stones like fallen cities, the flaring roll of sky–provokes a spiritual shudder. It is like a deep note that cannot be heard but is felt, it is like a claw in the gut…

…Other cultures have camped here a while and disappeared. Only earth and sky matter. Only the endlessly repeated flood of morning light. You begin to see that God does not owe us much beyond that.”

— Annie Proulx (Close Range : Wyoming Stories)

Tickets are $10 for students and $21.25-$42.50 for WLA members (a 15% savings!). More information is available at Please call 206.621.2230 to order your tickets.


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