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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

CPF-Anacortes Workshops

The early bird gets the worm and the first 45 to register for a Cascadia Poetry Festival Gold Pass gets a free workshop the Sunday morning of the fest. Two SPLAB volunteers have teamed up for an original Cascadia experience … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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SPLAB at Off-Site AWP NW Micropress Fair

SPLAB at NW Micropress Fair off-site from AWP-PDX. Continue reading

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Samthology Campaign

A book to honor Sam Hamill will be launched at the Cascadia Poetry Festival in Anacortes, May 9-12, 2019. Ian Boyden christened it the Samthology and an IndieGoGo campaign has begun to raise the funds to produce the book and … Continue reading

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