Living Room, Tuesday, November 16 @ 7P

Meredith A. Nelson hosts and reads Eileen Myles, Frank O’Hara and other queer poets in response to the recent suicides of Gay teens who have been bullied. Everyone is welcome to read their own work, or come just to listen.

Also, the Wily Almondina does the first SPLAB raffle at the end of the session, so come to put in yr fin and see who wins.

Living Room happens every Tuesday starting at 7 in the new SPLAB in the old Columbia School. Enter from Edmunds, just west of Rainier, three blocks east of the Columbia City Link Light Rail station.

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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