George Bowering, My Darling Nellie Grey

George Bowering  is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer. The author of more than 90 books, Bowering is the best-known of a group of young poets including who studied together at the University of British Columbia in the 1950s. There they founded the journal TISH. On SPLAB Presents for the week of August 15, 2011 George talks about his new book My Darling Nellie Grey. See more interviews here: http://splab.org/2010/11/interviews/ and listen for SPLAB Presents Thursdays at 4:30P on KBCS.FM.

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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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