SPLAB Living Room Tuesday, May 3 Kelly Lydick

Kelly Lydick

Kelly Lydick

May 3 – Kelly Lydick in the SPLAB Living Room

Kelly Lydick is a writer, photographer and editor who holds an M.A. in Writing and Consciousness from the New College of California (now California Institute of Integral Studies).

Her writing has appeared in Switched-on Gutenberg, ditch: poetry that matters, shady side review, SwankSpeak! and Java Magazine among others. Her fiction piece Love is a Piece of Gravel Lodged in the Brain was nominated for the 2011 Dzanc Books “Best of the Web” and her work on the theme “Silhouettes” has been featured on KQED’s The Writers’ Block. She is the author of the chapbook We Once Were (Pure Carbon Publishing, AZ) and the experimental work, Mastering the Dream (Second Story Books, CA).

In late 2010, Kelly also became a certified Gateway Dreaming ™ Coach, and discuss how to utilize writing and the depth and power of their dreams for transformation in waking life.  Her website is: www.kellylydick.com.

Living Room happens in the new SPLAB in the Cultural Corner of the old Columbia School, between Rainier AV S and 36th AV S, on Edmunds. We’re 2 blocks from the Columbia City Link Light Rail Station. Parking is available on the school grounds.) Suggested donation, $5.00, which goes to keep SPLAB open.

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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