Alex Bleecker + NYC Poets read in Seattle

From one of the new SPLAB facilitators, Alex Bleecker. Welcome him to Seattle:

hell strung & crooked

Wednesday, October 27, 8-10p, free

New York indie poetry publisher Uphook Press launches its new national anthology “hell strung & crooked” with a reading and open mic. Featuring Claus Ankersen, Alex Bleecker, Laura L. Snyder, Charles F. Thielman, and editors Ice and Jane Ormerod.

Victrola Coffee & Art · 411 15th Ave E · between Harrison & Republican · Seattle, WA 98112

contact Alex Bleecker: 917 929 2999 or alex.bleecker@gmail.com

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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