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March 11, 2023 Declared City of Literature Day

Seattle City of Literature received Mayoral Proclamation for their tireless work on behalf of Seattle’s literary community On Saturday, March 11, Mayor Harrell proclaimed it both City of Literature and Civic Poet Day. Both proclamations were presented by royal alley-barnes, Interim Director, Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) at the reading… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Join us for Volume I of Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee’s Speak to Me! Series

Sunday, December 3, 2017, 1 – 3:30 p.m. The Black Zone 2301 South Jackson Street, Suite 203 Seattle, WA 98058 Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renee begins the Speak to Me! series, a FREE intergenerational monthly workshop and reading series showcasing emerging and seasoned poets. Speak to Me! Volume I will feature readings by Quenton… [ Keep reading ]

15 Years of Mayor’s Arts Awards

On Thursday, August 31st, the rain stopped and the sun came out for the Office of Arts & Culture’s 15th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. From beginning to end the event was exciting, filled with drama and it exemplified the Seattle arts scene. The love, gratitude, and multifaceted arts community came… [ Keep reading ]