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

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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