11th Biennial Skagit River Poetry Festival

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11th Biennial Skagit River Poetry Festival

Join Terrance Hayes, Javier Zamora, Ray Young Bear & 25 other remarkable poets for this three day event in LaConner, WA.

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Maple Hall 104 Commercial Street La Conner, WA 98257

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About this event

The 11th Biennial Skagit River Festival opens Thursday night at 5:30 with a Patron & Poet Soiree. Festival poets and guests enjoy locally sourced hearty appetizers. The Thursday evening reading, 8-9:30 PM: Welcome to Indian Country: A Reading to celebrate our First Nation Roots with Rena Priest, Sasha LaPointe & Ray Young Bear, Music & Blessing with Kevin Paul & Katherine Paul, Black Belt Eagle Scout . American living treasure, Ray Young Bear, Washington State Poet Laureate, Rena Priest & returning home, poet Sasha taqwšəblu LaPointe. Jane Hirshfield will join us for the Saturday sessions.

The all festival ticket includes ALL public events Thursday-Saturday but excludes the Students Only sessions, Friday 9-2PM.

Please Note that all COVID protocals will be in effect and up to date. We will follow all CDC and Skagit County Department of Health guidelines. Masks will be encouraged for all non eating indoor events.