Rena Priest

Rena Priest is a member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation. She served as Washington State’s 6th Poet Laureate and is the author of three books and two anthologies. Her work has received fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, Indigenous Nations Poets, and University of Washington Libraries.
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Rena Priest

Rena Priest is a member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation. She served as Washington State’s 6th Poet Laureate and is the author of three books and two anthologies. Her work has received fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, Indigenous Nations Poets, and University of Washington Libraries. She has published in Poetry magazine, Yellow Medicine Review, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.

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