Author Archives: Splabman

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

Samthology Launch at Cascadia Poetry Fest

A tribute to Sam Hamill, the Samthology, will be launched at the Cascadia Poetry Festival, Anacortes, 2019, at the Croatian Cultural Center. Continue reading

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Upcoming Poetry Events

Oh yeah, April is National Poetry Month, I almost forgot. For those who live lives dedicated to poetry, it’s more like the month when people besides poets pay attention to the art of the written and spoken word. That being … Continue reading

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NW Micropress Fair (AWP Off-Site)

SPLAB is delighted to be off-site for AWP at a Northwest Micropress Fair at The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel, 403 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10am–6pm. From Entre Rios Books, the organizer: Meet the … Continue reading

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Register for Cascadia Poetry Fest: A Tribute to Sam Hamill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CASCADIA POETRY FESTIVAL REGISTRATION OPEN May 9-12, 2019, Anacortes, A Tribute to Sam Hamill Seattle, WA, March 13, 2019—The Seattle Poetics LAB (SPLAB), a literary arts-oriented non-profit organization, has opened registration for the Cascadia Poetry Festival-Anacortes, 2019. … Continue reading

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