Seattle University Search for Meaning Book Festival

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About Us

About the Festival

The Search for Meaning Book Festival has evolved into a signature Seattle University event. Launched in 2009, the festival feature's a veritable who's who of the literary and scholarly worlds, with best-selling authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more descending on campus for a day of readings, keynote addresses and book signings. This year, more than 40+ authors will be on hand to share their latest works with festival-goers.

To Volunteer

The Search for Meaning Book Festival is a free public event open to the campus and greater community. The festival is Saturday, February 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m on the Seattle University campus. We count on over 200 volunteers to make this event possible! To register to volunteer visit www.seattleu.edu/searchformeaning/volunteer

Volunteers receive entry to the festival, a meal voucher, free parking, and other amenities.

Who's Who of the Literary World

The Search for Meaning Book Festival has brought a distinguished list of authors to campus, from New York Times best-sellers to a Pulitzer Prize winner. Past guests include Mary Oliver, James Martin, S.J., Michael Chabon, Sherman Alexie and Anne Lamott.

Stay Informed

Get the latest news on the book festival via social media: Facebook.com/searchformeaning and Twitter.com/SFMbookfestival


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