May 17 Living Room 7P w/Greg Bem PLUS Raffle!

Greg Bem hosts a plain ‘ol Living Room, but may start with a poem by a local poet, just to get things going. Oh and it’s raffle night. Thanks to sponsors Chelsea Deli, Huarachito’s and Island Soul!! You MUST be present to win. Come to read your work, read the work of someone else, or join Jonda who listens and seems fascinated by being in the company of writers.

Living Room happens Tuesdays at 7P at 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 AND gets you an entry in our monthly RAFFLE for fabulous prizes from local businesses. The series goes on vacation for all of July and August.

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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