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

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson: Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos. Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily. *MOOC = Massive Open Online Course
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