Monthly Archives: September 2011

Andrew Schelling on SPLAB Presents

Andrew Schelling is a poet, translator and longtime teacher at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado, part of Naropa University, as well as the Deer Park Institute in India. In July, 2011, he talked with Paul … Continue reading

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Uphook Press (NYC) @ SPLAB, Fri Oct 14, 7P

On Friday, October 14th, the currently-touring, New York-based Uphook Press will present four poets at SPLAB in Columbia City, Seattle. Come out and see visiting poets Matthew Hupert and Eliel Lucero, as well as local poet Greg Bem, present their … Continue reading

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Thursday Night at SAAM, Contemporary Chinese Poetry

A bilingual reading of contemporary Chinese poetry happens this Thursday, September 29, 2011 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, in the Stimson Auditorium at 7:00p. Admission is free and poets Xi Chuan and Zhou Zan visit from China to take … Continue reading

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Living Room, Tuesday September 27, 2011

The mind writes what is.  —Gertrude Stein Zuihitisu is a classical Japanese form that looks like prose but sounds like poetry. Zuihitsu has been translated as “following the brush” or “random jottings.” The poet accumulates anecdotes, impressions, overheard conversations, lists, … Continue reading

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