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Local Pacific NW Area Links

The Washington State Poet Laureate is appointed to a two-year term by the governor. The program is jointly run by the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) and Humanities Washington. 
American Life in Poetry provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems. 
Bridging  global and local issues through the arts — publishing collaborations between artists and communities since 2006. 
Meet your next favorite book. 
An annual week-end long poetry prowl, held each spring in historic downtown Ellensburg, featuring guest readers, craft talks, open mics, and a book fair. We cordially invite you to immerse yourself in metaphor. 
A Poem Emporium  –  (206) 633-0811
2414 North 45th Street
Seattle, Washington 98103
Tuesday – Saturday 11-6, Sunday 12-4

Poetry Northwest
Illuminating poetry since 1959 – In one sense, the mission of Poetry Northwest remains what it has been for more than five decades — to give place and attention to each poem we publish, to serve as a gateway for emerging writers, to represent our vital corner of the continent to a broader audience, and to attract and sustain readers with the promise of discovery. 
A directory of poets and poetry in the Pacific Northwest.
A collective of poets and poetry-lovers in the shrub-steppe of Central Washington. 
with Garrison Keillor (Prairie Home Productions, LLC)

Yakima Coffeehouse Poets

Yakima area Links  
Inklings Bookshop is a community bookstore offering a variety of subjects: fiction, children’s board books, picture books and early readers, young adult, travel, science, art, and more.

Oak Hollow Custom Frames & Gallery 
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 5:30, Closed Saturday & Sunday. 
The Sea­sons Performance Hall has been in con­tinuous use as a per­formance and arts facility since the fall of 2005.

Yakima Coffeehouse Poets

Special & Seasonal Links
This special link highlights the Academy of American poets newsletter (from several poets thoughts.

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