Congratulations to Rena Priest, WA State Poet Laureate!

We give a big congratulations to poet Rena Priest, one of our 2020 Artist Grant Award winners in Poetry, for being selected as the 2021-23 Washington State Poet Laureate! “A member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, Priest will be the first Indigenous poet to assume the role. Priest’s literary debut, Patriarchy Blues, was honored with the 2018 American Book Award, and her most recent work is Sublime Subliminal.”