Living Room

spring-street-center-logoThe democratic part of the Cascadia Poetry Festival is Living Room, a gathering of poets reading original work to each other in a circle format. Established poets read next to beginner poets and everything in between. This year Living Room happens from 3-5pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 3, 4 & 5, at the main venue, Spring Street Center, 1101 15th, at the corner of 15th & Spring. Parking is limited and public transportation is recommended. Admission is free for this event and poets are welcome to read original work with a 3 minute time limit. The Spring Street Center is also available for your party, workshop and lodging needs via Airbnb. We’re grateful to Subud Greater Seattle for their donation of space for this event. See you Thursday in the Living Room.

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About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote American Sentences (Apprentice House, 2015), Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.

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