Tag Archives: Daphne Marlatt

Give Big – Seattle Foundation, Cascadia Poetry Festival

For the first year SPLAB is participating in the Seattle Foundation’s Give Big program. The Seattle Foundation was a supporter of SPLAB from back in our Auburn days (1997-2004), and our 2016 goal is modest, $3,500. We want to guarantee a … Continue reading

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TISH Happens

For a sense of what TISH was about, and one of the most important movements in Cascadia poetry history, see Kevin Killian’s review of When TISH Happens, the new Frank Davie memoir of the magazine: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2014/04/when-tish-happens/ & for only $25 … Continue reading

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Cascadia Update

The schedule for the Cascadia Poetry Festival continues to come together. The kickoff reading is Thursday, May 1, 7:30p, the Force Field reading, featuring poets from the first all women anthology of British Columbia poets in 34 years. Judith Roche is … Continue reading

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Daphne Marlatt and the Spirit of a Bioregion

To dwell with conifers. Eaves drip, echo cedar’s arm shedding water down Spray scales waxy (cover you lost. -Daphne Marlatt from the poem Under published in Liquidities: Vancouver Poems Then and Now My cultural investigation of the bioregion known as Cascadia continues … Continue reading

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