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.

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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