Uphook Press (NYC) @ SPLAB, Fri Oct 14, 7P

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On Friday, October 14th, the currently-touring, New York-based Uphook Press will present four poets at SPLAB in Columbia City, Seattle. Come out and see visiting poets Matthew Hupert and Eliel Lucero, as well as local poet Greg Bem, present their work to any and all Emerald City poetry lovers. The event will begin at 7pm and the suggested donation is $5.00. Snacks and/or beverages to share with the rest of the audience are welcome!

Uphook Press is a New York City-based publisher specializing in work by poets and spoken word artists who love both the ink and the mic. gape-seed- is their third and most recent anthology, taken from open submission, with the aim to promote a nationwide community of performing poets. Featuring fifty-two poets (from New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Miami, Nashville, Sante Fe, and elsewhere),  gape-seed- also includes an interview with award-winning poet and spoken word pioneer Regie Cabico.

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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