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Reading with Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest

Event Description

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest for a reading at The Black Dog Arts Cafe. Books will be on hand to purchase and for signing.

Priest, a member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, is the author of Patriarchy Blues, which was honored with the 2018 American Book Award, and the recent Sublime Subliminal. She has also received the Allied Arts Foundation 2020 Professional Poets Award, and residency fellowships from Hawthornden Castle, Hedgebrook, and Mineral School. She is a National Geographic Explorer and a 2019 Jack Straw Writer. Priest’s work can be found in Poetry Northwest, Pontoon Poetry, Verse Daily, Poem-a-Day at Poets.org, and elsewhere. She has taught at Western Washington University and Northwest Indian College. Priest holds a BA in English from Western Washington University and an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.

The poet laureate 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
  • April 10, 2022
    3:00 pm
  • Where
  • The Black Dog Arts Cafe
    8062 Railroad Ave Snoqualmie, WA 98065 United States
  • Host
  • The Black Dog Arts Cafe

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