CPF5 Tacoma Workshops Oct 2017

Some workshop slots are available to Gold Pass holders for the 5th Cascadia Poetry Festival in

Patricia Smith

Tacoma, October 12-15, 2017. See the schedule here, including poets Michael McClure, Patricia Smith, Ianthe Brautigan, Bruce Weigl, Tod Marshall, Sharon Thesen, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Philip Red Eagle, Abby Murray and others.

Saturday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Workshop 1 – Patricia Smith: Writing on the Other Side of the Wall. DETAILS.

Sunday:

Tod Marshall Photo by Amy Sinisterra

9am-11am Workshop 2 – Tod Marshall: Finding Cascadia in Poetry. DETAILS

11:15am – 1:15pm Workshop 3 – Tacoma Writers Resist. DETAILS

11:15am – 1:15pm Workshop 4 – CAConrad: KARMA HARVEST: A (Soma)tic Poetry Workshop. DETAILS

11:15am – 1:15pm Workshop 5 – Ianthe Brautigan Memoir Workshop. DETAILS.

Register for the fest with a Gold Pass here and then pick a workshop or two from these master poets.

Ianthe Brautigan Swensen

CAConrad

Laura Krughoff

Renee Simms

About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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