The first of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.
The Washington State Book Award winner is the first Eastern Washington resident to hold the position.
“What will you learn or do or make today and know: now I too am an American?” Washington Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen’s poem for Seattle’s Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony.
Washington Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen is building a poetry legacy, one mile at a time.
The Music on the Palouse concert series and a Speakers Bureau presentation on LGBTQ youth in Washington add to the richness of upcoming events.