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

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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