Sep 17, 3:30P-Nico Vassilakis and Mickey O’Connor Read @ SPLAB

Nico Vassilakis has been active in Seattle’s literary community for 20 years. His recent work includes co-editing The Last Vispo: Visual Poetry Anthology 1998-2008 forthcoming from Fantagraphics Books in Fall 2012. Mickey O’Connor is the author of three books of poetry, the most recent entitled Pushkin’s Umbrella. He has been a poet for many years, written thousands of lines of poetry, hundreds of poems & given poetry readings at numerous venues in the USA. He lives & writes in Seattle. The reading is a rare SPLAB matinee, Saturday, September 17 at 3:30PM. Suggested donation $5.

SPLAB Location: 3651 S. Edmunds, Seattle, WA 98118, in the Columbia Cultural Corner (the former Columbia School). Enter from Edmunds. Off street parking is available and we’re three blocks from the Link Light Rail stop in Columbia City.

Audio of Nico here. Audio of Mickey here.

 

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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