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Paul E Nelson

Over the past decade or so, no one has done more for poetry in the Pacific Northwest than has Paul Nelson.– Sam Hamill

Interview with Bill Porter on Dancing with the Dead

Here is the video version of my March 25, 2024 interview with Bill Porter on "Dancing With the Dead: Red Pine and the...

Zoom Interview with Nicholas Gulig on Lorine Niedecker

Imagine growing up a poet in a state like Wisconsin and having to travel to Colorado to learn about the work of Lorine...

Typewriter Poems on Request at SAM’s Remix (Crush)

With my friend, the poet Samar Abulhassan, I'll be typing spontaneous poems on demand for people attending the Seattle...

Barry McKinnon Interview 2015

by Paul E. Nelson

Barry McKinnon is one of Canada’s most brilliant poets and he honed his art in Prince George, BC, far north of any real cultural centers. He was there in 1969 at the founding of the College of New Caledonia and the “poetry wars” of that town have become the stuff of legend.

Paul E Nelson Interview with Lorna Dee Cervantes

Lorna Dee Cervantes Interview (April on Olympia)

by by Paul E. Nelson