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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

APPF Press Release (Call for 2019 Participants)

Call for August Poetry Postcard Fest, year 13 #APPF13 Continue reading

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Reviews of CPF-Anacortes 2019

Some reviews of the 6th Cascadia Poetry Festival are coming in and are being posted on the festival website here: The Cascadia Poetry Festival is absolutely unique, offering both attention to local conditions (both social and geograpical/ecological), and to … Continue reading

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APPF13! Registration Now Open

Registration for the 13th August Poetry Postcard Fest is now open and we’re already at about half the total of participants from 2018. The first few lists will go out on July 4 and registration for 2019 will end … Continue reading

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Bilingual Poetry Anthology Launch

I am delighted to invite you to the launch of a new poetry anthology with all poems in English and Spanish. Make it True meets Medusario is a mash-up of our Cascadia poetry anthology of 2015: Make it True: Poetry … Continue reading

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