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Washington State Poet Laureate Passing of the Laurel

Credit: Hillary Cagey

Event Description

You are invited to a celebration of Rena Priest’s appointment by Governor Jay Inslee as Washington State’s 6th Poet Laureate. This very special event is organized and hosted by the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, Humanities Washington, ArtsWA (the WA State Arts Commission), and the Washington Center for the Book. Past Laureates Claudia Castro Luna, Tod Marshall, Elizabeth Austen, Kathleen Flenniken, and Sam Green (in absentia) will be honored guests as we gather to pass the laurel in an evening of poetry, speech, and song. Produced by Children of the Setting Sun Productions.

  • When
  • April 14, 2021
    6:00 pm
  • Register
  • Registration for this event is closed
    Click the link to register to attend the Passing of the Laurel celebration on Eventbrite. A day prior to the event you will be emailed a link that you can use to view the event live.
  • Host
  • Lhaq'temish (Lummi) Nation, Humanities Washington, ArtsWA, and Washington Center for the Book

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