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Anastacia-Reneé

Anastacia-Reneé served as the Seattle Civic Poet from 2017 to 2019 and was the recipient of the 2018 James W Ray Distinguished Artist Award for Washington artists. A two-time Pushcart nominee, she is the author of five books of poetry.

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anastacia reneé served as the seattle civic poet from 2017 to 2019 and was the recipient of the 2018 james w ray distinguished artist award for washington artists

Daughter: A Poem

In one of four poems published in Alta’s Fall 2020 issue, Anastacia-Reneé reflects on differences she sees in her daughter.

Nov 17, 2020
seattle based poet anastacia reneé

Low & Leaving: A Poem

Anastacia-Reneé teaches poetry and multigenre workshops at Seattle’s Hugo House, libraries, universities, and high schools. She is the author of five books and served as the Seattle Civic Poet from 2017 to 2019.

Nov 17, 2020
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“In Case You Forgot, I Am Not Your Negro” (for James Baldwin)

Anastacia-Reneé, a two-time Pushcart nominee, penned this achingly timeless prose.

Nov 17, 2020
a two time pushcart nominee, anastacia reneé is the author of five books of poetry

“Aunt Jemima is the Picture of the American Dream”

Anastacia-Reneé is a Seattle-based poet, artist, and educator who was once described as a “queer super-shero of color.”

Nov 17, 2020
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