Skagit River Poetry Foundation welcomes these poets:

Daemond Arrindell, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Kevin Craft, James Crews, Natalie Diaz, Kathy Fagan, Tarfia Faizullah, Lorraine Ferra, Norman Fischer, Matt Gano, Paul Hansen, Garrett Hongo, Kasey Jueds, Richard Kenney, Jamaal May, Garth Martens, Tim McNulty, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Naomi Shihab Nye, Martha Silano, Jeanann Verlee, and Jan Zwicky

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Festival Tickets

Tickets are on sale NOW on sale for the 9th Biennial Skagit River Poetry Festival!!!
May 19 – 22, 2016

  • Wake Up! Speak Out
  • Poet’s Soiree
  • Friday Festival
  • Saturday Festival

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Festival Workshops

Festival Workshops will be announced in early April. Tickets will go on sale then.

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Poster Artist

Clayton James, 2016 Poster Artist! Find out more about Clayton and his artwork used for this years poster.

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Photo Galleries of Past Festivals

See images from past Festivals!

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Past Festival Info

Download PDF’s of past Festival poets and events!

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