Seattle Poetics Lab (SPLAB) Presents Tadeyeske, Murphy & Bleecker

Splab Presents Jan 6, 2015Seattle Poetics Lab (SPLAB) brings three poets into one space for an evening of readings. Join us for this literary event in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill. A $5 suggested donation will support the readers and the event is being curated and hosted by SPLAB Board member Greg Bem.

Chelsea

Chelsea

Chelsea Tadeyeske (currently of Oxford, Ohio) is author of the chapbooks HEELDRAGGER (plumberries press, 2012) and TOTEM (plumberries press, 2013), co-author with Cynthia Spencer of THERE EXISTS…(plumberries press, 2012), proprietress of pitymilk press (pitymilkpress.wordpress.com), editor of the online collaborative journal gritty silk, and co-organizer of the Midwest Small Press Festival. Her work has been published in places such as Everyday Genius, NIN Journal, Gam Gam’s Plastic, smoking glue gun, Drupe Fruits, Humble Humdrum Cotton Frock, and others.

 

Patricia

Patricia

Patricia Murphy, a native of Northern Kentucky, lives in the historic Brighton neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. She graduated from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2010 with a Bachelors in Fine Art. She is a long time collaborator and curator of alternative art and poetry venues in Cincinnati including U•turn Art Space, Important People Reading Series, and Hobohaus Gallery…….she’s got some of her art on her Facebook page, she’s particularly fond of sculpture.

Alex

Alex

Alex Bleecker (based in Seattle) is a nonstop car accident happening inside the gall bladder of a newborn American Quarter horse. Just kidding – horses don’t have gallbladders. They’re trickle feeders. As a Made at Hugo House fellow for 2014-15, Alex is currently working on a project wherein he is responding to the beautiful, haunting, surreal inquiries that Pablo Neruda’s makes in the Book of Questions (1974) – his final utterances. He’ll share some of those responses tonight.

Visit Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar‘s website for more information about the venue: vermillionseattle.com

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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