TISH Happens

Frank Davey

Frank Davey

For a sense of what TISH was about, and one of the most important movements in Cascadia poetry history, see Kevin Killian’s review of When TISH Happens, the new Frank Davie memoir of the magazine: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2014/04/when-tish-happens/

& for only $25 for the whole weekend, get your Gold Pass for the 2nd Cascadia Poetry Festival, where George Bowering and Daphne Marlatt (of that TISH group) read, give workshops, appear on panels and hang out at what may be the largest bioregional gathering of poets in Cascadia history: www.CascadiaPoetryFestival.org

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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