Paul Nelson Features at Red Sky Reunion, Mon 3.22 Hugo House

Event: Red Sky Poetry Theater  2010 Series
“Always Open Mic”
Start Time: Monday, March 22 at 7:00pm
Where: Richard Hugo House

Richard Hugo House
Street:
1634 11th Avenue
City/Town:
Seattle, WA

Hope to see you there. I’ll be reading work from the Slaughter book, an older fave and new work.

Bio:  This months featured reader is Paul Nelson, long-time Red Sky performer, board member, and supporter.

Paul Everett Nelson is a poet, father, teacher and broadcaster. Founder of the non-profit Global Voices Radio and co-founder of the Northwest SPokenword LAB (SPLAB!) – Paul has published three chap books, two CD’s – Twisting Runes and A Time Before Slaughter, a book of essays: Organic Poetry: North American Field Poetics (VDM, Verlag, Germany, 2008) and an epic poem re-enacting Auburn history, also entitled A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2009). A professional broadcaster From 1980 to 2006, he’s interviewed hundreds of authors, poets, activists and whole-system theorists for a syndicated public affairs radio program.

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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