The Ellensburg Poet Laureate program presents Women’s History Month Poetry Extravaganza, featuring Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest. “A Crown of Sonnets” and other original poetry will be performed by Katherine Camarata, Sarita Dasgupta, Nan Doolittle, Cory Eberhart, Marie Marchand, Katharine Whitcomb, and Maya Jewell Zeller. There will be additional readings by Xavier Cavazos, Jampa Dorje, and Joanna Thomas.
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.
- March 3, 2023
408 N Pearl St Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
- Ellensburg Poet Laureate Program