Organic Poetry CEC’s!

Please tell a teacher about our August workshop for Continuing Education Credits. Has there ever been a cooler class to take for CTE’s??

Consciousness and The Spoken Word with Paul Nelson


PaulNelson How can poetry activate consciousness and influence personal story? Spend a day with a curriculum that looks at the deeper aspects of your being through poetry. Learn how to cultivate the poet in others. Paul Nelson, former radio show host, founder of Global Voice Radio, co-founder of SPLAB for the spoken word, and recent author of local poetry A Time Before Slaughter (a long poem re-enacting Auburn history), gives an all day workshop on The Personal Mythology of Organic Poetry.This summer workshop is a great way to introduce poetry to healthcare workers, teachers, and students for a means of transforming personal story. Aug 28, 9:30-5:30 PM. 7 Cont Ed credits available for teachers and practitioners. $10/$15 on site. Workshop Fees; $85/$95. students: $55

Register: (8/28/10) The Personal Mythology of Organic Poetry with Paul Nelson

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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