February 12, 2017
National Poetry Month will be here before you know it and a day in Ellensburg, Washington, at the 2nd annual Poetry Prowl will be a day well spent. The Prowl celebrates an acclaimed poet from the past (Edna St. Vincent Millay this year) and features guest poets, open mics, and a book fair, hosted by various venues within easy walking distance, in the heart of historic downtown Ellensburg.
An impressive list of featured poets is already posted and the full schedule will be available soon.
The Poetry Prowl happens Saturday, April 8, 2017, Noon – 10:00pm, and it’s FREE!
March 19, 2016
Spend a spring day in Ellensburg, Washington, and fill your eyes and ears with poetry. The first-ever Inland Poetry Prowl, aka Baudelaire’s Birthday Bash, Saturday, April 9, 2016, will populate downtown Ellensburg with readings, writing, art, open mics and nearly two dozen featured guest poets, including Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall.
March 9, 2016
Congratulations to Jake Andrews, a senior from Ellensburg High School, whose recitation of “Very Large Moth” by Craig Arnold earned him the top spot in the Washington State Poetry Out Loud Finals. He will go on to represent the state at the national finals in Washington, DC, in May. Read more on the competition from ArtsWA and watch Jake Andrews recite “Very Large Moth.”