SPLAB Presents #3

SPLAB Presents #3Daniel Wolff has published numerous well-received nonfiction books, including a national best-seller that won the Ralph J. Gleason Award for the best music book in 1985. He was nominated for a Grammy in 2003 and was named Literary Artist of 2013 for Rockland County, New York. He has also collaborated on documentary films with Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs), pop songs, and performance pieces.

Jeanne Morel has taught in factories, hospitals, colleges, arts organizations, retirement centers, and prisons. Her chapbook, That Crossing Is Not Automatic, was published by Tarpaulin Sky, and one of her very short attempts at fiction was nominated for a Pushcart. Recent poems have appeared in december magazine and Floating Bridge Press, and on the websites for Poetry on Busses and the Oregon Poetry Association. She has an MFA from Pacific University and lives in Seattle.

J.W. Marshall co-owns and operates Open Books, a poetry-only bookstore in Seattle, with his wife, Christine Deavel. He has work forth-coming in Hubbub, Poetry Northwest, The Volta, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry from Cascadia published by Leaf Press. His first collection, Meaning A Cloud, won the Field Poetry Prize and was published by Oberlin College Press.

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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