August 25, 2024

Summer Sunday Readings 2024

June 30, 3 pm – Tanya Holtland, Anna Odessa Linzer, Cedar Sigo

July 28, 3 pm – Rae Armantrout, Heather McHugh, Kay Ryan

August 25, 3 pm – Luther Hughes, Erin Malone, Arianne True

September 29, 3 pm – Rick Barot, Melissa Kwasny, Spencer Reece

The Garden – Wilderbee Farm & Meadery
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Six extraordinary poetry readings, June to September.

Hosted by Wilderbee Farm
223 Cook Avenue Extension
Port Townsend, Washington

This summer Wilderbee Farm will host Poetry on the Salish Sea, monthly poetry readings by poets from around the Olympic Peninsula and beyond. See the full series schedule below and author bios at wilderbeefarm.com.

The readings will be outdoors in the Meadery garden. Seating is limited; get there early or bring a camp chair or blanket.

Poetry on the Salish Sea is sponsored by Wilderbee Farm, The Production Alliance, the Port Townsend Arts Commission, and the Imprint Bookstore.

The series is curated by Kathryn Hunt.

Please support Poetry on the Salish Sea – poetry and poets – with your generous donation to our GoFundMe. Thank you.

August 25, 2024 at 3:00 pm

Wilderbee Farm
223 Cook Avenue Extension

Port Townsend, Washington

Arianne True (Choctaw, Chickasaw) is a queer poet and teaching artist from Seattle, and has spent most of her work time working with youth. She’s received fellowships and residencies from Jack Straw, the Hugo House, Artist Trust, and the Seattle Repertory Theater, and is a proud alum of Hedgebrook and of the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She lives in Burien with her cat. Arianne is the 2023-2025 Washington State Poet Laureate. Instagram at @wapoetlaureate.

Arianne True
Arianne True
Erin Malone
Erin Malone

Erin Malone’s new book Site of Disappearance (Ornithopter Press 2023) was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. She has received grants and fellowships from Artist Trust, 4Culture, Jack Straw, and the Colorado Council of the Arts. Formerly the editor of Poetry Northwest (2016-2020), she works as a bookseller on Bainbridge Island.

Luther Hughes is the author of A Shiver in the Leaves (BOA Editions, 2022), listed as best books of 2022 in The New Yorker. They have been featured in The Seattle TimesEssenceForbesThe Paris Review, and more. They live in Seattle.

Luther Hughes
Luther Hughes

Poetry on the Salish Sea 2024 Readings