Monthly Archives: October 2009

Paul Nelson’s new book: A Time Before Slaughter is released!

My new book was conceived sometime late in 1997, and when Joanne Kyger came to SPLAB and heard me talk about the history of Auburn, Washington (how it was originally named Slaughter after Lt. William A. Slaughter and how they … Continue reading

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Bookfest prep in full swing

Whew! We’re super busy gearing up for an incredible weekend at Bookfest. We’re sponsoring the Poetry Stage, and there’s a full line-up of incredible local poets. We’ve got volunteers lined up for our booth, marketing materials at the printer, and … Continue reading

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SPLAB Living Room: Read. Listen. Be Inspired. STARTS OCT. 27!

Come to read new work for an intelligent critique, come to read someone else’s work that you find inspiring, or compelling, or come just to be in the engaging company of other writers. In the 2nd floor lounge of the … Continue reading

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Link to Lorca piece on

Digging Lorca takes on new meaning with the news that the Spanish government may exhume what are believed to be his remains. Remember, we’d never assassinate a poet in this country…just their character.

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