Event Archive

November 4, 2021, 3:30 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
North Sound ACH
Online Poet Laureate Event

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November 4, 2021, 11:00 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Port of Seattle / Sea-Tac Airport

Where:
Seattle Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd Seattle, WA 98158 United States

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry, including the state’s legacy of poetry, through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations across the state.

Priest, a member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, is the author of Patriarchy Blues, which was honored with the 2018 American Book Award, and the recent Sublime Subliminal. She has also received the Allied Arts Foundation 2020 Professional Poets Award, and residency fellowships from Hawthornden Castle, Hedgebrook, and Mineral School. She is a National Geographic Explorer and a 2019 Jack Straw Writer. Priest’s work can be found in Poetry Northwest, Pontoon Poetry, Verse Daily, Poem-a-Day at Poets.org, and elsewhere. She has taught at Western Washington University and Northwest Indian College. Priest holds a BA in English from Western Washington University and an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.

The poet laureate is sponsored by Humanities Washington and The Washington State Arts Commission/ArtsWA, with the support of Governor Jay Inslee. See the full website of the poet laureate here.

Poet laureate events are produced by the hosting organization.

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October 28, 2021, 6:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Seattle Central College
Online Poet Laureate Event

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October 24, 2021, 4:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
The Cutter Theatre

Where:
CREATE Community Center for the Arts
900 W 4th St Newport, WA 99156 United States

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October 24, 2021, 10:00 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
The Cutter Theatre

Where:
Usk Community Hall
2442 Black Rd Usk, WA 99180 United States

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October 23, 2021, 6:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
The Cutter Theatre

Where:
The Cutter Theatre
302 Park St Metaline Falls, WA 99153 United States

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October 17, 2021, 8:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Lit Crawl Seattle

Where:
Lit Crawl Seattle
2127 2nd Ave #308 Seattle, WA 98121 United States

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October 15, 2021, 7:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Village Books
Online Poet Laureate Event

Group Reading from The Madrona Project vol. 2 featuring Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest and editor Holly J. Hughes, as well as other contributors

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October 6, 2021, 8:30 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
WA Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Online Poet Laureate Event

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October 2, 2021, 3:30 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Native Pathways Program Evergreen State College

Where:
Evergreen Longhouse
2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW Olympia, WA 98505 United States

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September 12, 2021, 3:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Empty Bowl Press

Where:
Daybreak Star Cultural Center
5011 Bernie Whitebear Way Seattle, WA 98199 United States

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September 10, 2021, 7:00 pm

Poet Laureate Presentation

Host:
Southwest Washington Writers Conference

Where:
Toledo Community Library
241 Cowlitz St Toledo, WA 98591 United States

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August 9, 2021, 3:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Lopez Island Library

Where:
Lopez Island Library
2225 Fisherman Bay Rd Lopez Island, WA 98261 United States

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August 8, 2021, 1:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Lopez Island Family Resource Center

Where:
Lopez Community Center for the Arts
204 Village Rd Lopez Island, WA 98261 United States

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July 21, 2021, 11:00 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Wash. Talking Book & Braille Library
Online Poet Laureate Event

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July 14, 2021, 6:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Empty Bowl Press

Where:
Finnriver Farm & Cidery
124 Center Rd Chimacum, WA 98325 United States

Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest will join a reading from the recently released Madrona Project#2: Keep a Green Bough: Voices from the Heart of Cascadia.

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June 27, 2021, 12:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Orca Network
Online Poet Laureate Event

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June 25, 2021, 11:30 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Native Action Network
Online Poet Laureate Event

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June 24, 2021, 6:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Endangered Species Coalition
Online Poet Laureate Event

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June 19, 2021, 7:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Lummi Island Library
Online Poet Laureate Event

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June 13, 2021, 11:00 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Voices of the River

Where:
People’s Park Parking Lot
2834 W Clarke Ave Spokane, WA 99201 United States

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June 10, 2021, 4:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Salish Sea Institute at Western Washington University
Online Poet Laureate Event

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June 5, 2021, 6:00 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
U of Washington Information School
Online Poet Laureate Event

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May 21, 2021, 11:30 am

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
Yakima Valley College Diversity Series
Online Poet Laureate Event

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May 6, 2021, 6:30 pm

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Host:
The Seattle Public Library
Online Poet Laureate Event

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