Rena Priest’s work often blends elements of fiction, folklore, oral history, scientific ephemera, and poetry to tell stories and seek truths. Her debut book, Patriarchy Blues, was released on MoonPath Press and garnered an American Book Award. Her most recent collection, Sublime Subliminal, was released on Floating Bridge Press in 2018. She has been a Sustainable Arts Fellow at Mineral School, and will attend a writer’s residence at Hawthornden Castle in Scotland during the 2019 season. Her work can be found in literary journals and anthologies including: Diagram,
Sweet Tree Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, and Collateral Journal. She is a Lummi Tribal member and holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Visit renapriest.com.