Tim McNulty Workshop Description: Images as Windows

Tim McNulty

Tim McNulty Workshop Description: Images as Windows (Saturday, March 24, 1-3P at SPLAB)

In our workshop we’ll explore the power of images to convey meaning, nuance and mood in our poems.  We’re review some poems that rely on images, and we’ll jot some images in our notebooks recollected from the past few days.  If time permits, we may venture outdoors to gather a few fresh notes from the neighborhood.  Then we’ll try an exercise or two that will coax our rough notes into a poem.  If everyone is willing, we’ll share some of our works-in-progress.  No preparation is necessary, but a pen and notebook are handy – and a willingness to open ourselves to the world outside ourselves.

Please be aware that Cascadia Gold Passes are now extremely limited and they may be sold out by March 24th. Guarantee a spot by registering now. The badges are VERY cool, and get you into every reading and workshop. PLUS, they are the ONLY way to get into the exclusive morning sessions, and the best way to get into this workshop. Tim will also be part of the keynote reading Saturday night at 7:30 at SPLAB. Details and the complete schedule at www.splab.org/cascadia.

 

Tim McNulty is a poet, essayist, and nature writer.  He is the author of two collections of poetry, In Blue Mountain Dusk (Pleasure Boat Studio) and Pawtracks (Copper Canyon Press), and ten chapbooks, including Some Ducks and Through High Still Air (both from Pleasure Boat Studio), Cloud Studies (Empty Bowl), Last Year’s Poverty (Brooding Heron Press), and Reflected Light (Tangram Press).

His award-winning books on nature include: The Art of Nature, Olympic National Park: A Natural HistoryWashington’s Wild RiversWashington’s Mount Rainier National ParkGrand Teton: Where Lightning Walks, and Grand Canyon: Window on the River of Time.  Tim has received the Washington Governor’s Writers Award and the National Outdoor Book Award. He lives with his family in the foothills of Washington’s Olympic Mountains.

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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