Kathleen Flenniken Named Poet Laureate of Washington State

Kathleen Flenniken was named the second poet laureate of the state of Washington. The appointment, which includes an annual stipend from the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities, is supported by Humanities Washington and the Washington State Arts Commission.

Flenniken holds degrees in engineering from Washington State University and the University of Washington. She also earned a master of fine arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University. She has published two collections of poetry entitled Famous and Plume.

Flenniken is also president of Floating Bridge Press.

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