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IN PERSON: Gathering of Regional Poets, featuring Washington State Poet Laureate Arianne True

Event Description

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Arianne True at BookTree Kirkland for a Gathering of Regional Poets. In addition to True’s reading, this event will feature a panel of regional poets who will discuss cooperation among our literary communities. A grand open-mic will end the afternoon.

Arianne True is the 2023-2025 Washington State Poet Laureate, appointed by Governor Inslee. A member of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, she has dedicated years to teaching and mentoring young poets around the Salish Sea. Arianne has received fellowships from Jack Straw Cultural Arts, Hugo House, and Artist Trust. She is an alum of Hedgebrook and the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts and was recently the Seattle Repertory Theater’s first Native Artist-in-Residence.

The Poet Laureate program 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. More details about this event to come.

  • When
  • October 14, 2023
    4:00 pm
  • Where
  • BookTree Kirkland
    609 Market St Kirkland, WA 98033 United States
  • Host
  • East Point West Press

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