Some End/West Broadway Bowering/Stanley Book Launch

I got this in the mail last week from New Star Books of Vancouver, BC: Actually, it was addressed from Point Roberts, WA, a little strip of land, a peninsula actually, south of the 49th parallel, and because of the terms of the Oregon Treaty of 1846, part of the U.S. ...

Paul Interviewed by Ethelbert Miller

I was delighted to be interviewed today by legendary poet, literary organizer and radio host E. Ethelbert Miller for his On The Margin show on Washington, DC’s WPFW. You can hear the interview here and I would recommend his program highly because he does his...

Gemini GEL, Rouen Cathedral, Seriality

In D.C. to visit my oldest daughter, or “My Kid the Journalist” as I tend to refer to her when I am sharing her articles on Facebook, I was delighted to find that my visit coincided with an exhibition at the National Gallery that promised to be of great...

Susan McCaslin on Robin Blaser

Susan McCaslin has a wonderful piece that was posted yesterday to the Cascadia Poetry Fest blog: Trailblazing with Blaser by Susan McCaslin (pdf) From the moment I heard Robin Blaser lecture in my first graduate course at Simon Fraser University, I was drawn like a...

BC Poet Jamie Reid Dead at 74

Waiting in the garden on a hot day for a friend and our bike ride, I perused Facebook only to see the news that Vancouver poet Jamie Reid had died at age 74. The news came via his wife Carol on his Facebook page: Dear Friends Our beloved Jamie died suddenly on...