McClure Workshop & Public Reading Today!

The 30+ people who attended last night’s lecture with Michael McClure have already gotten a taste of how remarkable this renowned poet is. YOU still have a chance to experience it. There are a few spots left in today’s workshop, that runs from 1pm to 4pm at Rainier Valley Cultural Center. Cost is $100. Bring 20 copies of a short poem. TONIGHT, attend the public reading at 7:30PM at Rainier Valley Cultural Center. Cost is $10, and you’ll be able to buy Michael’s new book, available one month before the official release date. Hope to see you at these incredible events!

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
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