Author Archives: Splabman

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.

Levertov Plaque To Be Unveiled Dec 3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (pdf) MEMORIAL PLAQUE FOR DENISE LEVERTOV TO BE UNVEILED Seattle, WA, November 25, 2016 — A plaque to honor the memory of internationally-renowned poet Denise Levertov will be unveiled in a ceremony at 10am, Saturday, December 3, … Continue reading

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Denise Levertov: Poet of Inter-Relations

Daphne Marlatt was kind enough to allow us to publisher her Levertov Panel notes: Denise Levertov:  Poet of Inter-Relations (by Daphne Marlatt) A few weeks after I’d turned 21 I had the opportunity to ask Denise Levertov a question vital … Continue reading

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Resist Much / Obey Little

From Nate Mackey:

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CPF5 Tacoma (Oct 12-15, 2017)

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

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