2016 August Poetry Postcard Fest is Coming!

The call for the tenth year of the August Poetry Postcard Fest will be released on July 4, 2016, and tickets go on sale at that time. Like last year, as soon as 32 participating poets get signed up, the list will go to them and registration will begin for the next...

ti-TCR 13: For Jamie Reid (1941-2015)

I am delighted to be represented in The Capilano Review’s special web folio for Jamie Reid who died last year. Download here. Featuring Carol Reid, bill bissett, George Bowering, Eve Joseph, Daphne Marlatt, Lionel Kearns, Joe Rosenblatt, Paul Nelson, Rhoda...

Throwback Thursday

Lost in the Woods edition: See the whole story here: https://paulenelson.com/about/lost-in-the-woods-sept-2000/five-who-survived-wilderness/

537. A Safe Place

Yet another Georgia O’Keeffe image used on the latest poem from the 2015 August Poetry Postcard Fest, and another reference to one of the more grisly events in the summer 2015 European refugee crisis. I look back at this and, in the wake of experiences I’ve had...

Judith Roche Interview

On May 11, 2016, your humble narrator caught up with Seattle poet, teacher and literary curator Judith Roche to discuss her new book All Fire All Water published by Black Heron Press. We sat at the kitchen table of her Leschi home and I read her bio and away we were....