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Redefining Seattle’s literary scene, Anastacia-Renee, Seattle Civic Poet 2017-19

Seattle created the Civic Poet program in 2015 to invest in and foster the city’s rich literary community. Anastacia-Renee is the second Civic Poet, serving from 2017-19 and as her commission comes to a close we wish to recognize, cheer and share our gratitude for Anastacia-Renee and all who have… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Poet honors our Seattle Living Legacies

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.ARTS at King Street Station303 S. Jackson St, Top FloorSeattle, WA 98104 On Saturday, June 29 writers and poets will recognize and honor our 2019 Seattle Living Legacies: Storme Webber, Georgia MCdade, and Mary Ann Moorman with written work and readings. The inaugural… [ Keep reading ]

Thoughts on “Living Legacy” by Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee

As Seattle Civic Poet (and writer, mother, artist and educator), I’ve been thinking a great deal about what it means to be a “Living Legacy.” In the last three Speak to Me Series’, I have posed this question to intergenerational audiences and featured writers and there have been so many… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia Renee Tolbert, out and about

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee has been busy. She was invited to give a TEDx talk, which you can view here and she was a 2018 resident of the Mineral School. Mineral School nurtures literary, performing, and visual artists to generate new work and present that work to the public. They provide overnight… [ Keep reading ]

Speak to Me!: An Evening Honoring the Lorde (Audre)

With Bettina Judd, Helen K. Thomas and Jourdan Imani Keith Monday, February 18, 7 p.m. Jack Straw Cultural Center 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 Free I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared,… [ Keep reading ]

Be Seattle’s Next Civic Poet

In partnership, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and the Seattle Public Library supports an experienced poet with a two-year City residency as literary ambassador. In addition to annual City events, the Civic Poet will foster community dialogue and engagement between the City, the public and other artists, while… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic Poet Speak to Me! Series (II)

November 20, 2018, 7 – 9 p.m. Jack Straw Studios 4261 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle WA 98105 Speak to Me Series (II) Volume I This years Speak to Me! Series (II) focuses on the theme of “Living Legacy.” Poets will share their work and a brief Q & A will… [ Keep reading ]

Public art projects honored by Americans for the Arts Public Art Network Year in Review

Americans for the Arts honored 49 outstanding public arts projects created in 2017 through the Public Art Network Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art. Chosen by public art experts, the roster of selected projects include three from Seattle’s Public Art… [ Keep reading ]

Poetry on Buses Road Show: Lunar New Year

Poetry works in metaphors, but we’re being literal when we tell you this: An upcoming poetry event will transport you. If you take the First Hill Street Car from Broadway to the International District for this year’s Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, February 11, between Noon and 1:30pm, you… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia Renee’s community events

Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee has a passion for poetry and community. A major goal of her time as Civic Poet is to create safe literary hubs where community members can gather to share and celebrate the plethora of local, historical, and contemporary voices. In 2018 she will be sharing her… [ Keep reading ]