George Bowering – My Darling Nellie Grey

George Bowering

George Bowering, (born December 1, 1935) was Canada’s first Parliamentary Poet Laureate, is author of more than 90 books, and is the best-known of TISH group of poets based in Vancouver in the early 60’s.

The interview focused on his new book My Darling Nellie Grey.

On July 2, 2012, George talked with Paul Nelson and read his piece on going to baseball games with George Stanley entitled Two Bits on the Green Guy.

Bowering Sphinx

Who is older?

And see George’s new website: http://georgebowering.com/

About Splabman

SPLAB and Cascadia Poetry Festival founder Paul E Nelson wrote American Sentences (Apprentice House, 2015), Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, Germany, 2008), a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme, Brazil, 2013). Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, in 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, Brenda Hillman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others, including many Cascadia poets. He lives in Seattle and writes at least one American Sentence every day. http://www.PaulENelson.com. Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia, he is in year five of a twenty year Cascadia Bioregional Cultural Investigation. www.CascadiaPoetryFestival.org (Oct 12-15, 2017, Tacoma, WA)
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