Margin Shift

I’m delighted to be doing another Zoom-Because-of-Shelter-in-Place reading, this time for  Margin Shift, Thursday June 18 at 7pm. As its name implies, Margin Shift is the most diverse reading series in Seattle, but also the one that features the most challenging...

Off-Site @ AWP

The joy of hanging out with poets and NOT having to attend AWP!!! Thank you Knox Gardner for lining up this with your humble narrator and other SPLAB poets: Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 12M From Entre Rios Books: Twenty six of the Northwest’s many of...

PageBoy Magazine Writers on Writers

When I was asked for writing about a writer by Thomas Walton of Pageboy Magazine, I immediately thought of my homage to Sam Hamill, written in 2014 and written after the Kenneth Rexroth poem “A Letter to William Carlos Williams.”   When presented to Sam,...

Paul w/ Carletta & 2 other poets @ Margin Shift

It is easily the most adventurous reading series in Seattle. Margin Shift happens now at the funky Common Area Maintenance in Belltown, essentially kitty corner (or do you say katty corner) from the legendary Grunge venue the Crocodile Café. And being named after the...

Margin Shift Reading Series

It has been described by one Seattle writer as a reading series that leans toward: “the academic, conceptual and slightly Canadian.” It is Margin Shift, a new poetry reading series run by a collective that seems to take the place where the legendary...