“Washington Poetic Routes” from state poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna overlays our roads and highways with poetry.
A poem by Maya Jewell Zeller.
This Thursday, carry with you a solid, tangible reminder of “the power and beauty of language.”
An interview with Claudia Castro Luna, new Washington State Poet Laureate, on war, words, and the puzzle of place.
A poem by new Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna.
New poetry by Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall.
The Salvadoran-born, former Seattle Civic Poet is the first person of color to assume the role. She’ll succeed Tod Marshall, whose term ends January 31.
A poem by Spokane’s first poet laureate, Thom Caraway.
Fruits and pies have a cutesy reputation. But beneath their sweetness lies something deeper, says writer and baker Kate Lebo.
The final 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.