Outdoor Poetry Reading
State Poet Laureate Rena Priest
August 8, 2021, 1:00pm
Outdoor Pavilion
Offered by The Lopez Island Library
Sponsored by
Humanities Washington and the Friends of the Lopez Island Library
Join Washington’s State Poet Laureate Rena Priest for a free, outdoor poetry reading for the public in the outdoor pavilion at the Lopez Community Center. All ages welcome! Bring your own blanket or seat to enjoy the outdoor reading comfortably.

Rena Priest, the Washington State Poet Laureate and member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, is the first Indigenous poet to assume the role of Washington State Poet Laureate.

The Washington State Poet Laureate program is jointly sponsored by Humanities Washington and the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA). Poets laureate work to build awareness and appreciation of poetry - including the state’s legacy of poetry - through free public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in diverse communities throughout the state. Presented by the Lopez Island Library.