Frances McCue Reviews Force Field

Frances McCue is not only reading at the 2nd Cascadia Poetry Festival at the closing reading, but also has turned in a fine review of the Force Field anthology of BC women poets.

Force Field

Force Field

Excerpt: “Touring the book was a pleasure. The collection of poems is arranged in alphabetical order by the poet’s last names — the fairest way of doing things, I believe—and each of the seventy-seven poets is represented with a photograph, a bio and several pages of verse. Susan Musgrave, the editor, is a poet with a great sense of choosing poems that seem to present the essence of each poet’s work…”

http://ravenchronicles.org/Reviews/20-McCue-ForceField.html

The Cascadia kickoff reading is made up of ALL B.C. women poets Thursday night, May 1, 7:30PM at Spring Street Center. Get your Gold Pass here: http://cascadiapoetryfestival.org/contact

Thanks Frances.

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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