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N Lennée Reid is a Creole author, performance poet, artivist, healer, and community organizer based in Olympia, Washington. She commands a multidimensional sense of artistry across all genres. Understanding and lifting diverse marginalized voices is her passion.
She is devoted to eclectic topics including diversity, inclusion, feminism, neurodivergency, environmentalism, and the arts. Lennée is a graduate of Capri College and a student of Reiki as well as many healing, performance, and meditative practices. She is a single mom to an awesome teenager, an adorable cattle dog, and gramma to a kitty named Cissy.
Lennée is published in: "Inanna’s Ascent", "Single Mothers Speak On Patriarchy", and her chapbooks “Universal State of Mind'' and “Qi Woo Mojo Juju”, all available at thegirlgod.com, in addition to The Olympia Tribune, Works In Progress, Confluence Daily, and Spectrum Women, among others.
Her spoken word albums "The Second Coming of Matriarchy" and "Crazy Thunder Medicine" are available at lenneereid.bandcamp.com
Lennée has featured for crowds across America including PSI Poetry Slams, marches, and vigils. She was Olympias 2018 Poetry Grand Slam Champion and The first WOWPS representative in 2015.
Nicole Sarrocco recently published "Casino Lounge Gospel," a finely made thick chapbook put together by New Pacific Press. Nicole is a friend of the Forum, and a regular contributer to The Spread, a monthly journal of Poetry. Nicole came through when were just getting going, recording an introduction and outro for the program.
"A little faith & kindness..." Well, alright!
She has opened for Pussy Riot, and is featured in the documentary "Artists Among Us" by the Olympia Film Society and ``Dabbing With Washington Artists". She has a cameo in the "Gimme The Juice" music video by Yak Nasty That Nilla filmed in 2021 to be released soon.
Lennée has produced Awareni Culture Gathering, Olympia Witches March, Resonate Resolve, and Cascadia Poetry Group. She presented at Puget Sound Pagan Pride, GlowHenge - as featured on Evening Magazine, and was included in “Arising", an installation by Yoko Ono.