Breadline Year Three – Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013

From Alex Bleecker: hey you effing fabulous sparkle-monkeys!

are you as glad to be alive as we are?  yes?  no?  well the good news is – it doesn’t matter – ’cause you are!  so why not join us for the breadline 2013 kickoff this wednesday for a walloping sheboygan of a good time?  (and i do mean wisconsin!)  minor arcana poets evan peterson and imani sims will be spitting hard (bring a poncho), as will philly poet sarah heady.  you’ll also be well charmed by the saxophonic sounds of wilson shook.  (there may or may not be something special for you to look at, too!)  guess where!  guess what time!  guess what happens after the features!  who loves ya, baby?!?  that’s right – these guys…                               al, jer, gre

Breadline 1.16.13

Breadline 1.16.13

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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