Nate Mackey in Seattle! (Only his 2nd visit ever)

SPLAB welcomes legendary poet, essayist, novelist and editor Nathaniel Mackey to Columbia City for a reading, workshop at the new SPLAB location, 3651 S. Edmunds in the Cultural Corner of the former Columbia School and a talk at the NW African-American Museum.

The workshop is filling up. To register, or for more information, please contact Paul Nelson at pen(at) splab (dot) org or call 206.422.5002.

On Friday, March 11, Mackey gives a talk and prose reading at 7:00PM at the Northwest African-American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St. Admission is $5, and space is limited. The event is co-sponsored by the CD Forum. Details: http://www.cdforum.org/season/3838

On Saturday, March 12, Mackey will lead an afternoon writing workshop from 1:00 to 4:00PM, followed by a public reading at 7:30PM. The workshop cost is $75 per person, and space is limited. Admission to the public reading is $5. The workshop and reading will be held at SPLAB, 3651 S Edmunds in the Cultural Corner of the former Columbia School.

Nate in conversation with Charles Bernstein.

Recordings of Nate reading his poetry.

Sponsored by 4Culture, Poets and Writers, CD Forum, The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, The Shirley Marvin Hotel, Richard Hugo House and WESTAF.

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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