Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna with Poets Sheffield & Neely
Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna joins our own acclaimed poet Derek Sheffield in Wenatchee.
Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna is the author of the collection Killing Marias, and the chapbook This City. As Seattle's first Civic Poet, she won acclaim for her Seattle Poetic Grid, an online interactive map showcasing poems about different locations around the city.
Derek Sheffield’s poetry collections include Through the Second Skin, finalist for the Washington State Book Award, and A Revised Account of the West, winner of the Hazel Lipa Environmental Chapbook Award. He teaches poetry and ecological writing at Wenatchee Valley College, and is the poetry editor of Terrain.org.