Doe Bay Invitational Poetry Slam

Sunday, April 24 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Doe Bay Resort, Orcas Island, WA

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Join Artsmith for the first ever Orcas Island performance poetry competition with featured Seattle slam poets Maya Hersh, Greg Brisendine, and Steven Wilbur.
Slammaster: local writer Carlos José Camblor
Panel of Judges: You! (Members of the audience)
Open mic too!
Admission: We’ll pass the hat.
(360) 376-2025
(In this open forum, adult language is expected.)

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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