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

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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