CANCELED – Words, Writers & Southwest Stories: Seattle Walk Report

March 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Southwest Branch Library
9010 35th Ave. S.W.
WA 98126

At the Southwest Branch library, Words, Writers, and Southwest Stories presents Susanna Ryan, author of the Seattle Walk Report. Her book features comic book- style illustrations that celebrate the distinctive and odd people, places, and things that define Seattle’s neighborhoods. The book goes deep into the urban jungle, exploring popular Seattle neighborhoods, pulling out history, notable landmarks, and curiosities that make each area so distinctive.

Susanna Ryan is a self-taught cartoonist and author of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s bestselling book, Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods. After discovering a love for exploring Seattle by foot, Susanna started the Instagram comic series Seattle Walk Report in 2017, which now has over 17,000 followers. With her keen eye for Seattle’s overlooked landmarks and everyday transitory material, she captures everything that makes the Emerald City magical. When she’s not taking long walks or making comics about them, you can find her working for the Seattle Public Library.

This free event by ‘Words, Writers & SouthWest Stories, a historically-based speaker series of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society is co-sponsored by the Seattle Public Library and will take place Thursday, March 12th at 6 pm at the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 9010 35th Ave. SW in West Seattle.

‘Words, Writers & SouthWest Stories’ presentations are scheduled for the second Thursday of each month at 6 PM at the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library.

For videos on these and other speakers’ presentations, check out “Events” at This series is open to hosting speakers addressing historical issues relating to the Puget Sound/Duwamish Peninsula. Additional information on future presentations can be obtained by contacting the Southwest Seattle Historical Society at or by phone at 206-350-0999

For more information, call 206-386-4636 or Ask Us. For ADA accommodations, please contact:

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

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