Doe Bay Invitational Poetry Slam

Sunday, April 24 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Doe Bay Resort, Orcas Island, WA

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Join Artsmith for the first ever Orcas Island performance poetry competition with featured Seattle slam poets Maya Hersh, Greg Brisendine, and Steven Wilbur.
Slammaster: local writer Carlos José Camblor
Panel of Judges: You! (Members of the audience)
Open mic too!
Admission: We’ll pass the hat.
(360) 376-2025
(In this open forum, adult language is expected.)

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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