Cascadia Poetry Festival Schedule

Sam Hamill

Tentative Schedule: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Night
Keynote Talk/Reading, selected faculty on Cascadian Culture, 15-30 minutes
each and discussion. 7:30-10P, SPLAB. Sam Hamill, Judith Roche, Trevor Carolan, Tim McNulty, others TBA.

Saturday and Sunday:
Morning faculty-led discussion, 9-11A, SPLAB.

Simultaneous afternoon workshops and panels, SPLAB and venues TBA.
12-4P Saturday panel, nature walk and writing prompt: Igniting the Green Fuse: Women on Eco-poetry moderated by Kim Goldberg (Nanaimo, BC) featuring: Catherine Owen (Vancouver, BC), Heidi Greco (White Rock, BC) & Carolyne Wright (Seattle, WA) at Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center.

1-3 Saturday workshop: Tim McNulty  (Sequim, WA) Images as Windows, SPLAB.

4:30-6:30 Saturday workshop: Reading in the Rain (a performance workshop facilitated by Dan Raphael (Portland, OR) at SPLAB.)

7:30P Saturday Keynote reading: Sam Hamill, Judith Roche, Trevor Carolan, Tim McNulty, others TBA.

1 -3 Sunday workshop: Judith Roche (Seattle, WA) The Power of Place, SPLAB.

4P Sunday Reading: Introducing A Sense of Place: The Washington State Geospatial Poetry Anthology edited by Katharine Whitcomb, Robert Hickey, and Marco Thompson, The Center for Geospatial Poetry at Central Washington University! Kathryn Hunt, Terry Martin, Kevin Miller, Paul Fisher, Alice Derry and Anne Teplick are among the confirmed readers.

Sunday night and Monday brunch, goodbyes 11A-1P.

Sponsors: Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center, State Commission on Humanities.

 

 

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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