Award-Winning Cascadia Map

David McCloskey’s map of Cascadia has been chosen to grace the cover of ESRI’s annual Map Book, which contains about 50 of the best new maps from around the world for 2014! David will officially unveil the new map at the Cascadia Poetry Festival in Nanaimo April 30-May 3. He will be giving a keynote address about Cascadia on Friday morning (May 1). Join us if you can! http://cascadiapoetryfestival.org/ Congratulations, David! 

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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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One Response to Award-Winning Cascadia Map

  1. Thanks, Paul–an unexpected honor!

    Will present “A Portrait of Home: Introducing the New Master Map of Cascadia”
    on May Day, 2015–consider it a biogeographical invitation to cultural independence!

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