Death of an Indian (Birth of a Shaker)

Death of an Indian (Birth of a Shaker)

I was delighted to read as part of the Margin Shift series on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Earlier in the day I thought I would rehearse a long poem that is a huge part of the newly expanded edition of my book A Time Before Slaughter. The new section is Pig War: &...

Interview Workshop at Open Books

Interviewing as Inspiration, Research, and Documentation with Paul Nelson March 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Open Books, 2414 N. 45th, Seattle. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) Paul E Nelson discusses American Prophets: Interviews...

Postcards in Twisp

Thursday and Friday, (5.10 & 5.11.2018) I will be the Methow Valley for events that involve the August Poetry Postcard Fest.  Fest registration starts in less than two months and this is the first fest we’ve facilitated since the release of 56 Days of...

Postcard Feedback

I know what you are thinking. Don’t put any more energy into things like this, but my strong sense of justice is begging me to respond. So, after changing another dirty diaper from my 3 year old and reading her a pre-nap story of Winnie the Pooh and Eeyore (also...

Brian Love Memorial

I attended the Memorial for Brian Love at the Auburn Adventist Academy Church yesterday (7.17.13) and recorded the service. (Hear the audio of the first half by clicking here. The 2nd half starting with a recording of Brian is here.) Chaplain Jay Coon of the Auburn...