PoPo Interviews

PoPo Interviews

I am looking to interview at least ten postcard participants in the next few weeks to create some videos for a new PoPo website that will replace the current page on my cluttered personal site. Interviews will be (mostly) uniform, with standard questions and conducted...

The Joy of Postcards (Aug 2019 Reviews)

I titled my APPF essay for Rattle “The Joy of Postcards” but even though I was likening this activity to the subject of a famous book from the 60s, I was not far off based on some feedback from some of this year’s participants: From Laurie Bem...

Call for August Poetry Postcard Fest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPLAB ISSUES CALL FOR 13TH AUGUST POETRY POSTCARD FEST Seattle, WA, June 5, 2019—Seattle Poetics LAB (SPLAB), a literary arts-oriented nonprofit organization and organizing entity of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, is now registering writers for...

Postcard Impersonality

Reading Mark Gonnerman’s book A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder’s Mountains and Rivers Without End I came to Tim Dean’s essay on The Other Voice. In the essay he states that in his 40 year epic poem, since Snyder: …harmonizes a vast...

Oct 9 Postcard Panel

It’s in YEAR ELEVEN which is hard to believe, but the August Poetry Postcard Fest started in 2007 by Lana Ayers and me is going as well as it ever has. With the launch of the poetry postcard anthology 56 Days of August this Fall, there are going to be several...