Author Archives: Splabman

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

Rattle Magazine & The Joy of Postcards

Dig what Rattle Magazine has done/is doing for poetry postcards!! Editor’s Note: Issue #68 of Rattle (Summer 2020) will feature a tribute to Postcard Poems. In the following essay, Paul Nelson describes his experience running the annual August Poetry Postcard … Continue reading

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APPF Press Release (Call for 2019 Participants)

Call for August Poetry Postcard Fest, year 13 #APPF13 Continue reading

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Reviews of CPF-Anacortes 2019

Some reviews of the 6th Cascadia Poetry Festival are coming in and are being posted on the festival website here: http://cascadiapoetryfestival.org/cpf-anacortes-2019-reviews/ The Cascadia Poetry Festival is absolutely unique, offering both attention to local conditions (both social and geograpical/ecological), and to … Continue reading

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APPF13! Registration Now Open

Registration for the 13th August Poetry Postcard Fest is now open and we’re already at about half the total of participants from 2018. https://appf13.brownpapertickets.com/ The first few lists will go out on July 4 and registration for 2019 will end … Continue reading

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