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.

DellaSalla Talk

DellaSala Lecture: The Seven Words to Use for Global Warming and Alternatives to Alternative Facts and discussion, 2-5pm. Masonic Hall. Saturday, September 8, 2018. Admission free, with a suggestion donation to help offset costs. Donald Trump’s seven words recently banned … Continue reading

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Zoe Landale reading in Cumberland on Monday, June 25th!

Poetry @Red Tree. Red Tree Readings have moved to Cumberland!!! I’m pleased to announce our featured reader this month will be Zoe Landale from Pender Island. She’ll be reading at the Four Quarters Restaurant on the main street of Cumberland … Continue reading

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Deep in Cascadia Poetics Retreat

The Cascadia Poetics Lab, in partnership with SPLAB, is staging a retreat in Cumberland, BC, September 6-9, 2018, to gather, share strategies, discuss our role as poets and bioregionalists at this time of ecological crisis and end-stage empire, and to support … Continue reading

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Kate Braid reads in Tin Town!

Join us for the last Red Tree reading in Tin Town before we move to Cumberland!

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