After leading poetry workshops for inmates at two maximum security prisons, Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen briefly reflects.
Hear the complete audio of our Think & Drink event, “Earth, Interrupted: Climate Change and Geoengineering.”
The site Art with a Heart presents artistic expressions of support and sympathy for the victims of the Oso Mudslide tragedy for National Poetry Month.
Kathleen Flenniken shares her memories and experience as 2012-14 Washington State Poet Laureate, including readings at a correctional facility and a grange hall. Plus: an interactive map chronicling Flenniken’s travels.
Watch the state’s new poet laureate read “The Girl Who Goes Alone,” a work on venturing out, alone, as a woman.
The complete audio of our December Think & Drink ‘Tis the Season: Holiday Shopping and the American Consumer Culture is now available on Spark.
Our current Washington State Poet Laureate, Kathleen Flenniken, has graciously allowed us to post one of her poems, inspired by a trip across the state. Humanities Washington also seeks applications for the next state poet laureate; submissions are due Nov. 8.
Johnson reads his original short work, “Night Hawks,” about a trip to IHOP with playwright August Wilson, in this exclusive video from 2008.
The veteran reporter and current Speakers Bureau presenter sparked lively conversation during a recent Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities session. Our partners at Edmonds Community College captured her presentation and subsequent Q&A session for online viewing.
The energetic Speakers Bureau presenter took the field at the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities in Lynnwood earlier this month. Miss it? Our partners at Edmonds Community College captured the entire presentation for your online viewing pleasure!