Gold Passes for Cascadia Poetry Festival Anacortes 2019

Gold Passes for Cascadia Poetry Festival Anacortes 2019 are now available through Brown Paper Tickets. See: https://cpfanacortes.brownpapertickets.com/

See the 2019 schedule here: http://cascadiapoetryfestival.org/cpf-anacortes-2019/

In addition to a tribute to Sam Hamill, in the town where he lived the last 8 years of his life, there will be the launch of two anthologies, (one of them bilingual) panels on Cascadian Zen and Translation as a Political Act, workshops at no additional charge for the first 45 Gold Pass purchasers and an open reading Friday and Saturday called Living Room.

This may be the last festival for a while, pending funding. Please consider purchasing now and sharing this post with your network and join us in celebrating the life of one of the most remarkable poets to ever call Cascadia home. Thank you to our sponsors, including ArtsWA, Humanities Washington, The City of Anacortes, Copper Canyon Press, Kim Miller, Marius Hibbard, the Fidalgo Culture Foundation and How it Works.

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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