From Wave Books (National Poetry Month)

Hello Dear Friends & Neighbors,

In honor of National Poetry Month, Wave Books is working with the Henry Art Gallery to bring poetry into the daily life of the Henry. Throughout the month of April, the Henry is featuring audio and text installations, limited-edition postcards, and an Emotional Tour of the Henry, all created by the poets of local poetry press, Wave Books. In addition, each Saturday of the month is featuring a Poet-in-Residence, four Northwest-based poets working publicly among the artwork; see schedule below.
For complete information, visit the Henry Art Gallery website here: http://henryart.org/events/program/28
Featured on each Saturday of the month are the following Poets-in-Residence:
Saturday, April 3: Evelyn Hamptonhttp://henryart.org/events/show/232
Saturday, April 10: Don Mee Choihttp://henryart.org/events/show/231
Saturday, April 17: Howard Robertsonhttp://henryart.org/events/show/234
Saturday, April 24: Karena Youtzhttp://henryart.org/events/show/235

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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