Blue River Writers Gathering 2016

So much to share with the preparations for the 4th Cascadia Poetry Festival Nov 3-6, with the last day of our fundraising campaign to install a modest plaque to honor the memory of Denise Levertov and an incredible experience as part of the 6th Blue River Writers...

42 Days of August

2013 Postcard Afterword 2013 was the 7th year of the August POetry POstcard Fest overall and the 2nd year that Brendan McBreen would be in charge of organizing and distributing the list. A call went out on June 22 and I did not respond right away and found myself at...

Kwame Dawes, Youth Speaks Seattle

Last night (Friday, May 3, 2013) I attended the Kwame Dawes reading at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. I was invited twice to the event, the second invite coming a few days before and though I was not familiar with Dawes’ work, I decided to attend. The auditorium...

Sam Hamill interviewed at Doe Bay Nov 1, 2010

The day after Sam Hamill gave a reading at Doe Bay on Orcas Island, as part of the SPLAB at Doe Bay series, his book Measured by Stone was current and he sat down to discuss his trilogy Habitations, how one bow’s to their muse, the poem in sequence (serial poem)...