American Sentences/Angeline Housewarming

I have updated this post with a video Greg Bem captured of the event promoted below. Thanks Greg:

Buy the book, $11.99.

Buy the book, $11.99.

Saturday, December 5 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm, come celebrate the release of the book American Sentences! Bhakti Watts and your humble narrator invite you to enjoy a reading from the book, with musical translation by Jim O’Halloran at their new house:

4801 Rainier Av S, #308, Seattle, WA 98118 (Enter on the north side by Hasagawa Dental.)

A reading of American Sentences, a book 14 years in the making and a housewarming party but no gifts necessary. Bring a bottle, buy a book, see Columbia City from the Angeline. Some snacks and drinks will be available courtesy of PCC which is RIGHT DOWNSTAIRS! Thank you PCC!

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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