McClure Sunday @ Doe Bay on Orcas Island

Sunday, October 17 – Michael McClure – 7:30PM Reading

Monday, October 18 – Film: Abstract Alchemist of Flesh. 7:30PM showing, with post-film discussion.

Michael McClure
Michael McClure

Michael McClure is a poet, playwright, songwriter, and novelist who initially gained fame as one of the five poets who read at the legendary San Francisco Six Gallery reading in 1955, where Allen Ginsberg first read Howl. Michael McClure’s upcoming book is Of Indigo and Saffron from UC Press, and his most recent is Mysteriosos and other poems from New Directions.

For people who want to attend any event, Doe Bay is offering a special discount: Anybody that books a stay at Doe Bay and lets them know that they are coming because of the SPLAB series will qualify for a 25% discount off of their stay. Additionally, if you pay for a 2-night stay at regular price, you can add on Sunday and Monday for FREE if you want to attend the SPLAB event (or Movie Night on Mondays, also hosted in the amazing Doe Bay Café). So just come on Sunday and get a 25% discount, or pay to stay for the weekend and add on Sunday (and Monday too!) for FREE!

Did I mention Hot Tubs?

Doe Bay Tubs

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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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