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(Indigenous) Cascadian Zen

SPLAB Board Member Jason Wirth and I had the good fortune to interview Wedlidi Speck about an indigenous perspective regarding the subject of Cascadian Zen. An anthology with the same name is being assembled for publication in Fall 2022. From … Continue reading

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Christine Lowther’s Tree Anthology

Christine Lowther, the Poet Laureate of Tofino, BC, and a Make it True poet, has a call for poets who love TREES: Please alert your favorite tree-lovin’ poet to Christine: tofinopoetlaureate@gmail.com And if they are a high school-age poet there … Continue reading

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Tetsuzen Jason Wirth on SPLAB Ahimsa

How are two of SPLAB’s key programs (the August POetry POstcard Fest and the Cascadia Poetry Fest related?) See Tetsuezn Jason Wirth elaborate on a SPLAB Zoom call:

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Mike O’Connor Obituary

Mike O’Connor August 3, 1944 – January 4, 2021 https://www.ptleader.com/stories/mike-oconnor Obit by Tim McNulty and Jack Estes Mike O’Connor, a poet, writer, translator, and editor who championed Olympic Peninsula writers, died on January 4 at his home in Olympia following … Continue reading

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