Bill Shively Memorial

Beloved Oregon poet Bill Shively died on Sunday, September 28th.

Spring Street CenterInformation for the Bill Shively Memorial.
We will celebrate the life and spirit of our friend Bill Shively and help to send his soul to the next dimension.
Saturday, October 25
4:00-7:00 PM
Spring Street Center
Reception Hall (Downstairs)
1101 15th (corner of 15th & Spring)
Seattle, WA 98122
Please bring poems, photos and stories to share and a bottle or 2 to drink and some snacks or finger food to eat or just show up.
Any questions or offers to help, call Charlie at 206-380-1288
Please pass this on to others that knew and loved Bill.
We are sorry if you cannot make this date. Dan Raphael will be holding an event for Bill in Portland in mid-November and that information will be posted here when firmed up.

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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