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About the Artist

Laura Da’ (Newcastle) is a poet and teacher. A lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington and the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is Eastern Shawnee.

Her first book, Tributaries, was published by the University of Arizona Press and won a 2016 American Book Award. In 2015, Laura was both a Made at Hugo House Fellow and a Jack Straw Fellow. Her next book, Instruments of the True Measure, is forthcoming in 2018. Laura lives near Seattle with her husband and son.

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