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

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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