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

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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