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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.

CPF5 Tacoma (Oct 12-15, 2017)

Mark your calendar for next year’s fest, the 5th CPF:

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4 Days to Cascadia Poetry Festival

The fourth Cascadia Poetry Festival begins Thursday and we invite you to be part of the conversation. This post serves as a primer for some of the key opportunities. Gold Passes for entry into all events (except workshops and the … Continue reading

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Marlatt and Stablein Workshops

There are two remarkable workshops being offered at the 4th Cascadia Poetry Festival in Seattle, November 3-6. Both are on Friday morning, November 4. Space is limited for both workshops. Daphne Marlatt, the remarkable Vancouver poet associated with the TISH … Continue reading

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