Tag Archives: George Bowering

Cascadia Poetics LAB Presents the Cumberland Poetry Festival

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TISH Happens

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

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Getting to Know Cascadian Poets

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

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George Bowering Interview

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

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