Ellensburg Poetry Prowl, Postcards in Bay Area

Upcoming gig alert!

11am, March 24, 2018: Book Passage, Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA.

Join us for a celebration of the publication of 56 Days of August (Five Oaks Press) – readers will include participants in the yearly August Poetry Postcard Festival, Tupelo 30/30 alumns, and anthology editors Ina Roy-Faderman and your humble narrator. A great opportunity to hear some amazing short-form poetry, meet several well-known poets and purchase your own copy of this gorgeous poetry-and-art anthology.


More of the same 2pm, March 25, 2018: Red Berry Coffee Bar, Los Altos, CA.

I’m delighted to be part of the third Ellensburg Poetry Prowl April 7. See: https://www.inlandpoetry.com/ This event is dedicated to the memory of Langston Hughes and features Robert Lashley, among others. See: https://www.inlandpoetry.com/2018-poets I will be reading and a participant in a panel that discusses poetry postcards. Judy Kleinberg and Eugenia Hepworth Petty are the other panelists.

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). www.POPO.cards. 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: https://paulenelson.com/americanprophets/) 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. www.PaulENelson.com
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