Congratulations to Rena Priest, 2021-2023 Washington State Poet Laureate!
April 14, 6 – 7 p.m.
The public is invited to a virtual celebration of Rena Priest’s appointment as Washington State’s 6th Poet Laureate. This very special event is organized and hosted by the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, Humanities Washington, ArtsWA (the WA State Arts Commission), and the Washington Center for the Book (a partnership of the Washington State Library and The Seattle Public Library). Past Laureates Claudia Castro Luna, Tod Marshall, Elizabeth Austen, Kathleen Flenniken, and Sam Green (in absentia) will be honored guests as we gather to pass the laurel in an evening of poetry, speech, and song. Produced by Children of the Setting Sun Productions. Register to attend the event.