Zhang Er Interview

A year after Sam Hamill’s death, in what might be his last book blurb, he writes: “Zhang Er brings us startling “burial ground poems from Chinese that are striking in their perspective and elegant in style and presentation. They represent a poetic sensibility that is...

American Prophets Review

Delighted to see a kind review of American Prophets that ran in an actual NEWSPAPER! How about that. Thank you Barbara McMichael for this: The book has now sold TENS of copies! Thanks to everyone who bought a copy of the book which is now available via Ingram/Spark...

Cascadia Poetry Fest in Anacortes

What great coverage in the Anacortes Arts Briefings newsletter on our May 9-12 festival: Gold Passes admit the holder to all events except Steve Kuusisto’s master workshop “Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poets Journey” will guide poets and prose writers on the...

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and Carolyne Wright has organized a fine group of local poets to celebrate on April 23rd from 6-8pm at legendary University Books in Seattle: Join us for an epic celebration of verse and rhyme! With a lineup of over 20 local poets,...

One Year After Sam Hamill’s Death

Sam Hamill left this earthly plane on April 14, 2018, and plans are underway to recognize that anniversary in a private and low-key ceremony, along with sushi and saké after, just as Sam would have liked it. Our Cascadia Poetry Festival dedicated to his memory is set...