Interview on Spokane Public Radio

I had the good fortune of being interviewed in Spokane on my way to gigs in Billings, Montana. Chris Maccini of Spokane Public Radio did his homework and asked me about American Prophets, my poetry activism and my own work. I read a haibun, 86. Paulownia Tomentosa and some American Sentences. You can hear the exchange below. My thanks to Chris for his interest in my work and to Tod Marshall for alerting him.

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 wrote 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.) 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, has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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