August Poetry Postcard Fest

postcardThe Tenth August Poetry Postcard Fest is under way and there are a few good links to get caught up with how that is going:

The information page with the countdown to NEXT YEAR’s CALL is here.

The gift aspect of the fest in many of its manifestations is here.

Ina Roy-Faderman’s wonderful testimonial is here.

56 Days of August imageThe postcard anthology she is spearheading is here.

That this fest benefits SPLAB and the 4th Cascadia Poetry Festival is a huge gift to SPLAB. Thank you participants.

 

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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