• Mark Doty
  • Kwame Dawes with Jefferson Rose Band
  • Derek Sheffield
  • Emily Warn
  • Festival Workshops
  • Students sharing poetry
  • Fritha Strand-Davern paints to poetry
  • Tim McNulty
  • Sherman Alexie
  • The Jefferson Rose Band
  • Tony Curtis in Schools
  • Red Pine
  • Oliver de la Paz
  • Robert Hass
  • Paul Hunter and Rachel Rose in session with students
  • Patrick Lane
  • Students read at open mic
  • Tom Robbins
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Jericho Brown
  • Oliver de la Paz
  • Kurtis Lamkin in schools
  • Matt Gano and students
  • Students at 2014 festival

Our mission is to support lifelong literacy and cultural diversity through the writing, reading, performing, and teaching of poetry in Northwest Washington schools and communities.




MARCH 17, 2015  SAVE THE DATE~ Historic Lincoln Theatre, Mount Vernon

Doyle Hob Osterlund

 St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Celebration

With Mink River author Brian Doyle, Dublin poet Tony Curtis and Celtic band, The Fire Inside

Join Skagit River Poetry Foundation for an evening of Irish poetry and music with the Mink River author Brian Doyle, Dublin poet Tony Curtis and Seattle Celtic band The Fire Inside

  • Reception and book signing at Trumpeter Public House: Appetizers and beverages
  • 416 Myrtle Street, 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Main Event: Lincoln Theatre, 7:30-10:30 pm


  • Purchase your Tickets Lincoln Theatre  Online: lincolntheatre.org
  • Purchase by phone: 360-336-8955  Also available at the door
  • Ticket prices:
  • Reception including Main Event:  $75
  • Main Event: Adult $30, Students $17