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.
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.
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.
“In Case You Forgot, I Am Not Your Negro” (for James Baldwin)
Anastacia-Reneé, a two-time Pushcart nominee, penned this achingly timeless prose.
“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.”