Author Archives: Paul Nelson

About Paul Nelson

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson founded SPLAB & the Cascadia Poetry Festival, published: American Sentences (Apprentice House 2015); A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (essay, Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Sam Hamill, José Kozer, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Joanne Kyger, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman and Daphne Marlatt, presented poetry/poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai & Beijing, China, and published work in Golden Handcuffs Review, Zen Monster and Hambone. Awarded The Capilano Review’s 2014 Robin Blaser Award, he writes an American Sentence every day.

CPF-Cumberland a Huge Success

While not a review, exactly, there are some notes on the first Cascadia Poetry Festival in Cumberland, BC, September 8-10, 2017, here: Cascadia in Cumberland One hat was a big hit with the attendees: And Kevin Paul’s humble presence and … Continue reading

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Cascadia Poetry Festival in Cumberland, BC

The Cascadia Poetics Lab would like to invite you to their first Cascadia Poetry Festival in Cumberland, BC, on September 8-10, 2017. SCHEDULE HERE. Purchase a Gold Pass ($20) for ALL EVENTS and reserve your space at the workshop now … Continue reading

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Cascadia Poetics LAB Presents the Cascadia Poetry Fest in Cumberland, BC

The Cascadia Poetry Festival will be staged in Cumberland, BC, September 8-10, 2017, featuring Jan Zwicky of Quadra Island, Stephen Collis of Delta, Paul Nelson of Seattle, Lucia Lisch of Vancouver, Natalie Nickerson of Cumberland and others to be announced.

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Amaranth Borsuk Pomegranate Eater

Make It True poet Amaranth Borsuk has a new book, Pomegranate eater. SPD says: POMEGRANATE-EATER’s “radiant host” lives where fecundity meets decay, where the orderly Victorian garden explodes in wild tendrils. The “feast of ingathering” Borsuk spreads before the reader … Continue reading

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