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  • Seattle University’s Search for Meaning Book Festival  is an annual festival featuring  40+ authors and a nationwide network surrounding the human search for meaning on issues of spirituality, faith and social justice.

    Launched in 2009, the festival features a veritable who's who of the literary and scholarly worlds, with over 40 best-selling authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more. The annual one-day festival offers general sessions, keynote presentations, book signings, and interactive experiences. Individuals from all walks of life spend a day with some of the world's most influential authors and scholars while reflecting on their own ability to contribute to a more just and humane world. 

    Your financial partnership helps make it all possible. We depend on Seattle philanthropy for support – people like you. Your contribution will make sure this amazing community event continues.

    One more thing: 100% of your donation goes directly to funding the Search For Meaning Book Festival!

    Choose Your Donation Method:

    • Online donation
    • Write a Check (see mailing address below)
    • By Phone: To make a gift over the phone using your credit card, call us at 206-296-6301
    • Planned Gifts: Include the Search for Meaning Festival in your will or contact us at 206.296.6390

    All Festival keynote presentations, general sessions and activities are free with, thanks to generous donations by local organizations, companies and people like you.

    Support the Festival

    Please support the festival by donating online NOW.

    Online donations are safe, secure and easy. Simply click the donate button and select “Search for Meaning Book Fest” in the pull-down menu.  You  will be guided  through a safe, secure transaction

    By Mail

    Seattle University
    attn: Advancement Services
    901 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000
    Seattle, WA 98122