Writer’s Series at Doe Bay: Judith Roche, Dan Raphael

The Artsmith Salon Series is full of it this spring. 7pm, Mondays, Doe Bay Resort cafe.

March 29: poet and American Book Award winner Judith Roche. Judith is the author of three collections of poetry, Myrrh/My Life as a Screamer, Ghosts, and Wisdom of the Body. Judith will read with Fred Ferraris. Actor, poet, and writer Fred was a finalist in the National Poetry Series, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and received the Mark Fischer Award in 2008.

Workshop: Judith Roche will teach a -poetry spa- Sunday, March 28 from 1 to 4 P.M. All levels of experience welcome. Register by calling 360-376-2291. Tuition: $55.

April 5: Orcas novelist Keary Taylor reads from her recently published book, Branded. Also English teacher and MFA graduate Tom Davis reads poetry.

April 12: Dan Raphael, author of eight books of poetry, most recently The Bones Begin to Sing. Dan’s work has been published in Caliban, Asylum, and Central Park. Dan will follow a reading by Orcas playwright Samara Shaw.

The salon is free to attend and the Doe Bay Resort cafe is open from 5-9pm serving dinner, small plates, and wine specials. Each salon features a writers? open mic. Your slice of time, 10 minutes, to share the words you’ve been dabbling with.

For information and rideshare to these salons call Jennifer 360-376-2025.

If you’ve never been to DoeBay, you owe it to yourself to dip naked into their hot tub & look at the Sound, at least once.

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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