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

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

  1. Kay Kinghammer says:

    Looking forward to this!

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