Subject: Support the Pacific Rim Review of Books

Richard Olafson

Richard OlafsonJuly 17, 2010 at 5:08pm
Dear friends and colleagues,

The Pacific Rim Review of Books has reached a milestone five years! Without government funding, it is publishing some of the most perceptive, intriguing and readable articles, issue after issue – devoted solely to books and literature. Subscribers report they read each issue cover to cover as soon as it is delivered. For the price of a couple of lattes keep yourself informed and entertained by subscribing to The Pacific Rim Review of Books. And help keep this important vehicle, devoted entirely to books, in print.

The Pacific Rim Review of Books is an accessible journal of critical and social discourse. Although published on the West Coast of Canada, the magazine’s horizon is international.

Among the previous articles, we have had an exclusive interview with Bob Dylan, feature essays on Margaret Atwood, John Ralston Saul, Leonard Cohen, Dian di Prima, Robert Bringhurst, as well as illuminating reviews of recent and significant books.

The current fifth anniversary features:
An Interview with P.K. Page by Joseph Blake
Remembering P.K. Page While Reading Coal and Roses, by Rachel Wyatt
P.K. Page’s recent children’s books, reviewed by Sara Cassidy

As well as:
Hilary Turner views Pablo Neruda’s World’s End
CP Cavafy by Mike Doyle
Robert Philbin considers Kapuscinski’s travels
Eric Spalding on Nicholson Baker
Gary Snyder’s Riprap at Fifty by Tim McNulty
Richard Wirick on John Updike
Peter Grant on Jack Spicer

And much more!
Read this great issue. Support independent media and one of the few journals completely devoted to literature!

Don’t Miss the next issue! Past issues are available.

Subscribe to The Pacific Rim Review of Books at (credit cards accepted through paypal) or mail the attached form to:

The Pacific Rim Review of Books – Subscriptions, Box 8474 Main Postal Outlet, Victoria, B.C., Canada V8W 3S1

Richard Olafson
Pacific Rim Review of Books

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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