Southern Cascadia Poet Jerry Martien

In September 2015 I had the chance to interview a poet and long-time bioregionalist Jerry Martien on the waterfront in Eureka, California. With Jim Dodge, he’s one of the two poets from extreme Southern Cascadia in the book Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. I...

Animating Cascadia Western Lit Conference Notes

I am set to leave for Victoria on the Clipper and make a presentation Thursday morning at the Western Literature Association’s annual conference on a panel with Andy Meyer and Nadine Maestas. They added to our panel a woman doing a paper on Tess Gallagher. What...