Cascadia Poetry Festival in Cumberland

In August 2014, I attended the Subud World Congress in Puebla, Mexico. It was my first World Congress and it was life-changing. While there I was urged to get involved in the Subud International Cultural Association and attended a few meetings as a new Chair was...

Sarah de Leeuw Skeena (Interview)

On May 30, 2016, I had a chance to chat with Sarah de Leeuw, a poet with work published in Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Her new book is Skeena, a book-length poem about one of the largest rivers in Northern BC. My intro: Rivers have been a source for poetry...

Cascadia Update

The 3rd Cascadia Poetry Festival is three weeks away in Nanaimo, BC, and unlike the first two, it is in Canada and it is being run by people who attended at least one of the previous events. This is an exciting development and thanks to David Fraser, Kim Goldberg, Kim...

Trevor Carolan – Reading BC and PNW Literature

Trev Carolan is the editor of Making Waves: Reading BC and Pacific Northwest Literature. Paul Nelson interviewed him July 15, 2011, at the Prophouse Cafe in Vancouver to talk about the book. Here is the introduction: If artists are the antennae of the race, then the...