Lit Fuse

LiTFUSE:  Poets’ Workshop

10.8.10 – 10.10.10

LiTFUSE will be InFUSED with the wisdom & humor of the 2010 FaCULTy: AK Mimi Allin, guerilla poet of Green Lake; Lawson Fuseo Inada, Poet Laureate of Oregon; Paul Nelson, author of A Time Before Slaughter; Tara Hardy, 2-Time Seattle Slam Champ; Leonard Orr, author of Why We Have Evening, among other books; Lorraine Healy, author of The Habit of Buenos Aires, among other books; Lyn Coffin, author, translator, playwright and actor; Carol Trenga, Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement, Yoga & Meditation; Alan Sutherland, Butoh dancer; Mitsuki Dazai, koto player. For more information on the 2010 LiTFUSE Faculty, please CLiCK HERE.


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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