Poets at Carrowholly

Poets! If you’ve ever dreamed of spending a week in Ireland with a dozen poets, now’s your chance. Join Irish poets Sean Lysaght and Ness O’Mahony in September for a six-day poetry workshop and retreat on the rugged west coast of Ireland in September. Hosted by Seattle poets T. Clear and Mary Crane, the workshops will take place outside of Westport, in a marvelous setting overlooking Clew Bay. The week includes private mentoring sessions, bog walks, seaside explorations and a pub night. For complete details, go to poetsatcarrowholly.com.

 

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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