The Last Vispo Anthology (G’bye Nico & Crystal)

The Last Vispo Anthology

On Saturday, November 24 at 6:00 PM, there’s a book launch party for “The Last Vispo Anthology,” edited by

Crag y Nico

Nico Vassilakis & Crag Hill.

Fantagraphics Bookstore
1201 South Vale Street
(Downtown Georgetown)

The evening features readings by Crag Hill (Idaho), James Yeary (Portland), Gustave Morin (Windsor), Donato Mancini (Vancouver), Joseph Keppler (Seattle), Robert Mittenthal (Seattle), and Nico Vassilakis (Seattle). We’ll also have music by Lori Goldsten (former Earth and Nirvana cellist), joined by former Black Cat Orchestra bandmate Kyle Hanson.

Besides the book launch, in case you didn’t know, Crystal and I are moving from Seattle and this will be a Bon voyage/last hurrah before we split. It’s also Crystal’s birthday! We’d love to see you, be with you all, as we’ll miss the hell outta y’all. Come check out us newlyweds before we hit NYC.

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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