Tag Archives: George Bowering
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.
For a sense of what TISH was about, and one of the most important movements in Cascadia poetry history, see Kevin Killian’s review of When TISH Happens, the new Frank Davie memoir of the magazine: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2014/04/when-tish-happens/ & for only $25 … Continue reading
Part of the reason SPLAB started the Cascadia Poetry Festival was to build better connections between all poets of the bioregion, with an emphasis on innovators. Today begins a series of posts leading up to Cascadia II on some of … Continue reading
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/books/in-other-words/george-bowering-bullshit-artist-a-poetics-of-attention/article1675695/ A great primer to innovative Canadian poetry with Big Daddy George Bowering. It includes great testimonials from some of George’s friends and this list: What makes a poet a poet? 1. Insatiable curiosity about the facts. 2. An ear … Continue reading