Thursday, April 1, Paul Nelson & Dark Coast Press

Given a star on the Stranger’s blog:

Green star J.T.D. Middleton, Paul Nelson

When: Thurs April 1 at 7 pm.
Price: Free
Phone: 322-7030

Middleton is the author of the debut work of fiction from Dark Coast Press, which is Seattle’s newest publisher. Nelson wrote a wonderful history of Auburn, WA, told completely in poetry. There will also be “gypsy jazz” and booze.

Richard Hugo House

Capitol Hill 1634 11th Ave    phone (206) 322-7030

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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