Upcoming Readings for Len Orr’s New Book

From Michael Schein:


I don’t ever employ the LiTFUSE list for crass commercial purposes, & Len Orr’s book launch is no exception.  I think you will find that it is time well spent to join Len for one of his upcoming readings:

APRIL, 2010

Speaker/reader. “It’s About Time” poet series. Thursday, April 8, 6:00-7:45 PM Ballard Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 5614 22nd Ave. NW, Seattle WA 98107

Featured Reader, PoetsWest series. Saturday, April 10, 4:00-5:30 PM
Green Lake Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle WA.

Featured Reader, Bookworm Exchange. Friday, April 16, 7:00-9:00 PM
Bookworm Exchange, 4860 Rainier Ave. South, Seattle WA 98118-6305.

Why We Have Evening Book Launch Party and Reading. Tuesday, April 20th, 7:00-9:00 Pm. Washington State University Tri-Cities, East Auditorium, Richland WA.

Reader and Speaker, Art and Culture Festival. Wednesday, April 21 (reading at 11:00, talk at 1:00). Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton OR. Title of lecture: “Writing the World: Contemporary Poetry of the American West.”

MAY, 2010

Featured Reader, PoetsWest series, May 19, 7:00-9:00 PM
Barnes & Noble, 18025 Garden Way NE, Woodinville WA

About Splabman

Poet & interviewer Paul E Nelson founded SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Since 1993, SPLAB has produced hundreds of poetry events & 600 hours of interview programming with legendary poets & whole systems activists including Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Diane di Prima, Daphne Marlatt, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Barry McKinnon, José Kozer, Brenda Hillman & many others. Paul’s books include American Prophets (interviews 1994-2012) (2018) American Sentences (2015) A Time Before Slaughter (2009) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (2013). Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia (2015), 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards (2017) and Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill (2019) Make it True meets Medusario (2019), he’s presented poetry/poetics in London, Brussels, Nanaimo, Qinghai & Beijing, China, has had work translated into Spanish, Chinese & Portuguese & writes an American Sentence every day. Awarded a residency at The Lake, from the Morris Graves Foundation in Loleta, CA, he’s published work in Golden Handcuffs Review, Zen Monster, Hambone, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from The Capilano Review, he is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia and lives in Rainier Beach, in the Cascadia bioregion’s Cedar River watershed.
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