SPLAB Co-Presents 100 Thousand Poets for Change

SPLAB is happy to co-present 100 Thousand Poets for Change at the Richard Hugo House.
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2012 – 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us Saturday, September 29 for an afternoon of poetry for 100 Thousand Poets for Change. This is an international event happening in over 115 countries. Poets are gathering worldwide to celebrate and call for social, political and economic change. 

Local poets Kelli Russel Agodon, Elizabeth Austen, Anna Bálint, Janée J. Baugher, Greg Bem, Nilki Benítez, David Biespiel, Andrew Bleeker, Matt Briggs, John Burgess, Bill Carty, Elizabeth J. Colen, Kerry Cox, Kevin Craft, Larry Crist, Elaina M. Ellis, Amber Flame, Kathleen Flenniken, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Felicia Gonzalez, Chris Gusta, Esther Altshul Helfgott, Paul Hunger, Jourdan Keith, Aaron Kokorowski, Kate Lebo, Rebecca A. Mabanglo-Mayor, Nadine Maestas, Brian McGuigan, Mikey, Brian Patrick Miller, Elizabeth Myhr, Amber Nelson, Paul Nelson, Sierra Nelson, Shin Yu Pai, Queequeg, Re Drum Parade, Jack Remick, Susan Rich, Judith Roche, Raúl Sánchez, Martha Silano, Annette Spaulding-Convy, JT Stewart, Alexis Vergalla, Jeanine Walker, Diane Westergaard, Wendy Willis, Deborah Woodard, Carolyne Wright, Jay Yencich and 45 Degrees of Taupe will be performing their work from 2-7 p.m. at Richard Hugo House.

After 7 p.m., we’ll be heading over to Vermillion, an art gallery/wine bar, for the afterparty.

Visit the official event site here: http://www.bigbridge.org/100thousandpoetsforchange/

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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One Response to SPLAB Co-Presents 100 Thousand Poets for Change

  1. Kay Kinghammer says:

    Looking forward to this!

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