Six extraordinary poetry readings, May to October
Sunday July 23 @ 3pm | Laura Da’, Arianne True, & Lisbeth White

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.

Arianne True, the new Washington State Poet Laureate, will make one of her first stops as poet laureate in Port Townsend, on Sunday July 23 at 3pm. Arianne True will be joined by poets Laura Da’ of Seattle and Lisbeth White of Port Townsend. The three poets are part of Poetry on the Salish Sea, a poetry series running from May to October at the Wilderbee Farm & Meadery at 223 Cook Avenue Extension, minutes from downtown.

The reading will be outdoors in the Meadery garden. Seating is limited; get there early or bring a camp chair or blanket. Additional readings in the series will be on August 20, Sept. 10,  and Oct. 1. See the full series schedule below and author bios at 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.

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Poetry on the Salish Sea 2023

May 21
Tess Gallagher, Alice Derry, and Kathryn Hunt

 June 25
Kathleen Flenniken (Washington State Poet Laureate 2012-2014), Peter Pereira, and T. Clear

 July 23
Arianne True (current Washington State Poet Laureate), Laura Da’, and Lisbeth White

 August 20
Sharon Carter, Sheila Bender, and Samantha Della-DeVoney

 September 10
Sati Mookherjee, Shin Yu Pai, and Caitlin Scarano

 October 1
Gary Copeland Lilley, Rick Barot, and Kate Miller