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Reading in Celebration of Salmon by Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest

Event Description

Join us for a public reading by Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest in celebration of salmon. Priest, our current Poet Laureate and member of the Lummi nation, will share her poems and a preview of her salmon anthology project, which will be published by Empty Bowl Press in Chimacum. This event is co-sponsored by Humanities WA, Washington State Arts Commission, Empty Bowl Press and The Chimacum Center. The reading will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the Hay Barn at Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Chimacum.

Rena Priest is the current Washington State Poet Laureate. A member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, she is the author of Patriarchy Blues, which was honored with the 2018 American Book Award, and the recent Sublime Subliminal.

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.

  • When
  • September 16, 2022
    6:00 pm
  • Where
  • Finnriver Farm
    124 Center Rd Chimacum, WA 98325 United States
  • Host
  • Chimacum School District

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