Wave Books Festival Nov 4-6 Red Pine, Zhang Er & More

Red Pine

Seattle’s own Wave Books presents its 2nd annual 3 Days of Poetry festival. This year the festival will celebrate POETRY IN TRANSLATION, November 4th through 6th, in association with the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, featuring readings in the James Turrell Skyspace, art exhibitions, lectures, and discussions. Each day, attendees can choose from fifteen hour-long talks and readings, with local and national poets, translators, and editors.

Participants include: Alejandro de Acosta, John Beer, Joshua Beckman, Michael Biggins, Don Mee Choi, Kevin Craft, Zhang Er, Graham Foust, Samuel Frederick, Anthony Geist, Cole Heinowitz, Annie Janusch, Laura Jensen, Giuseppe Leporace, Anthony McCann, Summer Robinson, Sarah Valentine, Alissa Valles, Jonathan Way, Michael Wiegers, Deborah Woodard, Maged Zaher, and Matthew Zapruder.

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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