Nate Mackey Talk/Prose Reading March 11

SPLAB is delighted to announce a partnership with CD Forum for the Nate Mackey talk and prose reading. Details below and here.

Nathaniel Mackey
Friday, March 11, 2011 at 7:00PM
at Northwest African American Museum
2300 South Massachusetts Street (Map)
Tickets: $5 | Buy Online!

There is a cliché about music writing, sometimes attributed to Thelonious Monk, among others: ‘Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.’ If so, Nathaniel Mackey is compelled, rather than deterred, by the multiform madness of the enterprise. He is the Balanchine of the architecture dance.” –David Hajdu, The New York Times

National Book Award Winner, experimental writer and poet Nathanial Mackey reads from From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate: Volumes 1-3, which collects the first three installments – Bedouin Hornbook, Dijbot Baghostus’s Run, and Atet A.D. – of Mackey’s genre-defying work of fiction.

Read more about Nathaniel Mackey here.

Co-presented by SPLAB

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About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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2 Responses to Nate Mackey Talk/Prose Reading March 11

  1. Our much beloved Deconstructionist poet and video/graphic Artist pal
    Maris Kundzins… passed away in Riga, Latvia, last December. He was a moving force of Gale proportions and will be munch missed. There is a memorial for him on February 6th, 2011 in Ballard, Seattle, on February 6th(Sunday) at the Odd Fellows Hall.
    Munch Love and Moor swoon from your Red Sky Poetry Theater x-monk Lee Harris(Sakya Monastery Classical Literary Tibetan instructor).

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