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

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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