Upcoming Events

Loft Events

Upcoming Loft events are listed below. All events through September 1, 2021 are virtual.

For In-person events: Advanced tickets guarantee a general admission seat and help cover the Loft's costs to host the event. Advanced tickets are non-refundable. Pay-what-you-can tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to most events on a first-come, first-served basis. No one turned away for lack of funds.

All virtual events are offered with a pay-what-you-can price point. All admission helps cover the Loft's costs to deliver high quality literary events.

Date
Time
7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Pastries, Poetry, and Prose: Alissa Nutting
Join the Loft for a special new online series: Poetry, Prose, and Pastries. Featuring acclaimed authors, we'll dig into all things delicious, whether we're talking about books, baked goods, or both. Each hour-long session will begin with a chat about favorite treats and desserts, followed by discussion of emerging and under-the-radar literary artists, craft talk, and a Q&A with the live online audience. This event will feature Alissa Nutting.
Artists
Price
Regular $10.00
Member $5.00
Pay What You Can $0.00
Location
Online
Alissa Nutting Pastries Poetry Prose
Date
May 2, 2021-May 8, 2021
Time
3 p.m.-8 p.m.
Wordplay 2021 Enhanced Ticket with Ishiguro
The Loft's Wordplay 2021 is coming May 2-8! This enhanced ticket is now sold out.
Price
Regular $50.00
Member $50.00
Location
Online
Open Seats
0
Wordplay 2021 Enhanced Ishiguro Ticket
Date
May 2, 2021-May 8, 2021
Time
3 p.m.-8 p.m.
Wordplay 2021 Enhanced Ticket
The Loft's Wordplay 2021 is coming May 2-8! Sign up today for your enhanced ticket to the event.
Price
Regular $35.00
Member $35.00
Location
Online
Wordplay 2021 Enhanced Ticket Standard
Date
Time
7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Wordplay Kickoff with Dean Koontz and James Lee Burke in Conversation
Dean Koontz and James Lee Burke together, at last! Two of the most prolific, best-selling, well-known writers in the country will be in conversation for the first time ever. Help us kick-off Wordplay with this historic event. This event is sponsored by RBC Wealth Management.
Price
Free
Location
Online
Wordplay 2021 Koontz
Date
Time
9 a.m.-10 a.m.
You Can Do It!
No matter how small, or young, or weak you might feel, these inspiring tales remind you that the little things add up! You can be kind, you can be brave, you can change the world. Grab your kiddos and join these authors in a discussion about actions and words.
Wordplay 2021 You Can Do It
Date
Time
Noon-1 p.m.
Intercontinental Series featuring Elisa Shua Dusapin

In Winter in Sokcho, Elisa Shua Dusapin explores shared identity and divided selves through the relationship of a French Korean receptionist and a guest in a North Korean tourist town.

Price
Free
Location
Online
Wordplay 2021 Elisa Shua Dusapin
Date
Time
7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Talking Back, Looking Forward: Native Women's Resistance & Reimagination
These Native writers offer us stories of resistance to colonialism through reclaiming cultural inheritance, calling out their oppressors, and honoring Native worldviews.
Wordplay 2021 Talking Back
Date
Time
9 a.m.-10 a.m.
More than Words
From page to page, panel to panel, graphic novels create a world for the reading in more than one way. Join Trung Nguyen and Ted Anderson as they discuss their latest books and the ways in which graphics can enhance a story.
Price
Free
Location
Online
Wordplay 2021 More Than Words
Date
Time
Noon-1 p.m.
Intercontinental Series featuring Sofia Segovia

In Tears of Amber, Sofia Segovia depicts two families displaced by war and caught up in extraordinary pilgrimages towards uncertain futures.

Price
Free
Location
Online
Wordplay 2021 Sofia Segovia