Wendy Call At Easy Speak Rainier Beach

Wendy Call

5 March 2018

Jude’s Old Town Rainier Beach, 

9252 57th Ave S
Seattle WA 98118
(206)420-4889

 

The open mike starts at 8:00 (with sign-up prior to that). Wendy will come on between 8:40 and 8:50 and give us 20 minutes or so of work.

(photo by Kathy Cowell)

WENDY CALL has served as writer-in-residence at two dozen institutions, including Harborview Medical Center, Hugo House, North Cascades National Park, and Seattle University. She co-edited Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide (Penguin, 2007) and wrote No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy (Nebraska, 2011), winner of the Grub Street National Book Prize for Nonfiction. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in forty journals, including the Georgia Review, Guernica, Michigan Quarterly Review, Orion, Terrain, and Yes! Wendy created the literary map Sqebeqsed (Seward Park) Stories and co-produced the 2017 radio feature “You Will Not See Me Die.” Her current literary projects—writing essays and translating Mexican poetry—are supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Seattle CityArtist Program, and the Wang Center of Pacific Lutheran University, where she teaches creative writing and environmental studies.

Visit Wendy’s website

Photo by John Froschauer

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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