An interview with Rena Priest, new Washington State Poet Laureate, about the meaning of home and the music of language.
The American Book Award-winning poet and member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation is the first Indigenous poet to assume the role.
A poem by Claudia Castro Luna, Washington State Poet Laureate.
“Washington Poetic Routes” from state poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna overlays our roads and highways with poetry.
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.
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.