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Meet the 2019 Scribes Instructors: Anastacia-Renee at Hugo House

Posted Thu, 6/20/2019 - 9:52am by  |  Category: ,

Dive into poetry this summer with Poet Scribes

This year, in response to feedback from former Scribes and their parents, Hugo House has expanded its Scribes Writing Camps to include one-week camps focused on a specific genre of writing.

Poet Scribes takes high school-age writers on a deep dive into the craft of poetry. Over the course of the camp, Scribes will explore written expression and poetic technique, engage with works from contemporary writers, and connect with other young poets from around the Seattle area.

This camp takes place at Hugo House and runs July 29–August 2.

Poet Scribes is led by none other than Anastacia-Renee, Seattle’s 2017–19 Civic Poet and former Hugo House poet-in-residence. Learn why she’s excited for this year’s camp below.


Quick! Favorite word, right now.

Copious. 

A book or writer you wish you’d known about when you were 15 OR a book you wish had been around when you were 15:

Jayne Cortez.

I knew I was going to be a writer when…

I couldn’t stop writing.

Describe Scribes in five words.

Inspirational

Joyful 

Adventurous 

Writerly 

Flexible 

What are you most looking forward to about teaching at Hugo House?

Filling the new space with youthful and lived-in energy. 


Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing interviews with some of the 2019 Scribes Summer Camp instructors to learn more about their literary style and why they’re excited for this year’s camps. For more information on the camps and to register, visit the Scribes page.