Reading at Jack Straw Productions, Saturday, June 16 5:30P

I was asked by Jack Straw to read as part of their 50th anniversary marathon, Saturday, June 16. I’ll read around 5:30 with Stevie Kallos and Kathleen Alcala. Please consider attending.

Jack Straw’s 50th Anniversary

Friday, June 15, 7pm – Saturday,  June 16, 8pm 
Jack Straw Productions/ Jack Straw New Media Gallery
4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 98105 
Free and open to the public!
Studio 1 performances broadcast live at

In celebration of their 50th birthday, Jack Straw Productions will present 25 straight hours of music, literary, and other performance from alumni of our artist residencies. Performances and readings will occur concurrently in Jack Straw’s studio and gallery spaces, resulting in 50 hours of artists reflecting Jack Straw’s deep and diverse commitment to the arts. This event will be free and open to the public at all hours. Hollow Earth Radio will broadcast continuously from Jack Straw for the duration of the event as well.

See the full schedule right here! (Slight changes still possible, may be adjusted between now and the event.)

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). He has published a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and American Sentences, a book of 17 syllable poems drawn from the first fourteen of his 20 years of daily practice. The tenth anniversary edition of that book includes Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets (see: has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Bothell, Cumberland, BC, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois, Ukiah, CA, and other places & writes an American Sentence every day.
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