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

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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 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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