Jack Remick Kicks Off AG Marathon

Jack Remick Headlining the Ginsberg Marathon

Jack Remick Headlining the Ginsberg Marathon

The beautiful posters by Tessa Hulls are getting out there and local Beat fans are digging through dog-eared copies of Ginsberg’s Collected, Mexico City Blues, Ghost Tantras and other Beat books and Jack Remick is likely figuring out how to handle his feature. Jack kicks off the 12th Allen Ginsberg Open Mic Poetry Marathon, Saturday, June 1 at 8P at Spring Street Center, 15th & Spring in Seattle. Come to read Beat poetry or prose, come to read your own Beat-inspired work or come just to be in the company of other poets and Beat Poetry fans. Suggested donation $5, benefits SPLAB programs.

Jack Remick’s work: Valley Boy is Book Two of

a series, The California Quartet. More volumes will be released by Coffeetown Press in 2013: Revolution and The Dirt Liberal.The first book of the series, The Deification, was released in December of 2011. Blood, A Novel was published by Camel Press in 2011.

Ginsberg Open Mic Poetry MarathonSICA_LOGO-CMYKrichBlue
Saturday, June 1, 2013 – 8P – ?
Spring Street Center
1101 15th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
$5.00

Sponsor: SICA

SICA works at the intersection of
creativity and spirituality to advance
and celebrate activities that grow out of
the development of the human soul.

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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