Gesa Power House Theatre proudly partners with Humanities Washington and ArtsWA to present an evening of poetry with Washington State Poet Laureate Arianne True on Friday, May 31 at 7 p.m. This event is also sponsored in part by WESTAF, the National Endowment for the Arts, Pacific Power Foundation and the George T. Welch Community Grant. This event is free and open to the public.
Arianne True (Choctaw, Chickasaw) is a queer poet and teaching artist from Seattle, and has spent most of her time working with youth. She’s received fellowships and residencies from Jack Straw, the Hugo House, Artist Trust, and the Seattle Repertory Theater, and is a proud alum of Hedgebrook and of the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She lives in Burien with her cat. Arianne is the 2023-2025 Washington State Poet Laureate. Learn more at www.arts.wa.gov/washington-state-poet-laureate/ and follow her on Instagram at @wapoetlaureate.
PLEASE NOTE: At the request of a key event participant, we ask attendees to avoid using strong fragrances.