100 THOUSAND Poets for Change, Saturday, Sept 24 @ SPLAB

100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE
IS ORGANIZING A GLOBAL EVENT FOR SEPTEMBER 24th 2011

600 Events – 450 Cities – 95 Countries
Join other poets around the USA and across the planet, on September 24th, in a demonstration/celebration of poetry to promote serious social, environmental, and political change.

Judith Roche

100 Thousand Poets for Change Seattle (Schedule)

11a Welcome: Paul Nelson

Judith Roche emcee:

11:15: Brian McGuigan, 11:30: Eugenia Toledo, 11:45: Lawrence Matsuda, 12:00: Nilki Benitez, 12:15: Judith Roche

12:30 Break

Carolyne Wright

1P: Carolyne Wright emcee:

1:15: Deborah Woodard, 1:30: Frances McCue, 1:45: Jourdan Keith, 2:00: Carletta Carrington Wilson.

2:30: Break

3P: Paul Nelson emcee, Cedar Sigo Workshop ($20 suggested donation)

Joanne Kyger

San Francisco Renaissance (Joanne Kyger, John Weiners and Jack Spicer) and will feature Ted Berrigan’s blueprint for a poem to be written spontaneously. We ask a $20 suggested donation for the workshop.

6P: Break

8P: Cedar Sigo Reading (Hear part of an interview with Cedar Sigo discussing Lushootseed and his efforts to write about his home town.) More on the event here. This event supported by Poets & Writers, Inc.

Cedar Sigo

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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