Come to SPLAB’s re-launch/coming out party!

SPLAB’s coming out party is Sat & Sun, Oct 24-25, at Bookfest, Columbia City Event Center, 3528 S. Ferdinand, one block from the Columbia City light rail station. Come see us at our booth near the poetry stage, at the stage itself (which SPLAB is coordinating), or attend our Panel Discussion on Sunday at 1 PM.

Topic: “Is Seattle Hostile to Literary Innovation?”
Panel: Sam Hamill, Judith Roche, John Olson, J.W. Marshall (of Open Books) and Sarah Mangold. Sam Hamill’s appearance at Bookfest is made possible by a grant from Poets & Writers.

About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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