MLA Seattle Off-Site Reading

I am delighted to be part of a giant mosaic of poets reading on Friday, January 10, 2020, in the MLA Off-Site Reading. The venue is the Town Hall Forum, 1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 7:30 to 11pm, and hosted by the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program at the University of Washington Bothell.

Thank you Jeanne Heuving for the invite!

A Mosaic of Fifty Writers Reading Their Work.

Kazim Ali
Rae Armantrout
Diana Arterian
Cameron Awkward-Rich
Woogee Bae
Quenton Baker
Amaranth Borsuk
Julie Phillips Brown
Rebecca Brown
Amy Sara Carroll
Sarah Chavez
Ching-In Chen
Richard Chiem
Kate Colby
Michael Cross
Zhang Er
C. R. Grimmer

Stefania Heim
Jeanne Heuving
Ted Hiebert
Ever Jones
Douglas Kearney
Larissa Lai
Donato Mancini
Natalie Martinez
Nadine AntoinetteMaestas
Sarah Mangold
Joe Milutis
Robert Mittenthal
Paul Nelson
Aldon Nielsen
Katelyn Opegard
Bob Perelman
James Reed

Katie Schaag
Leonard Schwartz
Lisa Sewell
Prageeta Sharma
Ada Smailbegovic
Danny Snelson
Maya Sonenberg
Billie Swift
Ken Taylor
Monica de la Torre
Matthew Trease
Lesley Wheeler
Quintan Ana Wikswo
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Tyrone Williams
Deborah Woodard

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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4 Responses to MLA Seattle Off-Site Reading

  1. Jerome says:

    Thank you.

  2. Alo-HA Paul…Congratulations…I will be sitting on your shoulder (if invited…:-)) Blessings StanleydelGozo

  3. Incredible line-up. Wish I could have been there. With best, Martha Kaplan

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