Cascadia Poetics LAB

PAUL E NELSON

Notes on Anuncio’s Last Love Song (Nate Mackey)

Notes on Anuncio’s Last Love Song by Nate Mackey When we last left Nate Mackey’s poetry with the book Nod House, our protagonist and his band were seeing brute sun outside the/ nod / house door. This is in the serial poem with two threads interweaving, one of which is...

Nate Mackey, Amerarcana

When I proposed to Nate Mackey that we do an interview on Nod House, which was and still is his latest book of poems, he asked me if I had a venue in mind for its publication. No, I said, but he did and last week I got my copy of the interview. It was transcribed by...

Nate Mackey Interview, Part 6

  In the final segment from my August 24, 2012 interview with poet Nate Mackey, he responds to questions about the notions of reincarnation, lost continents and how his book Nod House is about “an age coming to and end,” but also how he has hope for...

Nate Mackey Interview Part 5

  In part 5 of my August 24, 2012 Skype interview with poet Nate Mackey, he discusses his method of writing poetry, how it is not done from an outline and a notion from the book A Musical View of the Universe which informs his approach to composition. See also:...

Nate Mackey Interview, Part 4

In part four of my August 24, 2012 interview with poet Nate Mackey, he talks about his practice of 2nd takes in his books Splay Anthem and Nod House, the allusions to Jazz suggested by such a practice and his method of numbering the segments of “Mu” and...