100 THOUSAND Poets for Change, Saturday, Sept 24 @ SPLAB

September 19, 2011
Ryukan

100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE
IS ORGANIZING A GLOBAL EVENT FOR SEPTEMBER 24th 2011

600 Events – 450 Cities – 95 Countries
Join other poets around the USA and across the planet, on September 24th, in a demonstration/celebration of poetry to promote serious social, environmental, and political change.

Judith Roche

Judith Roche

100 Thousand Poets for Change Seattle (Schedule)

11a Welcome: Paul Nelson

Judith Roche emcee:

11:15: Brian McGuigan, 11:30: Eugenia Toledo, 11:45: Lawrence Matsuda, 12:00: Nilki Benitez, 12:15: Judith Roche

12:30 Break

Carolyne Wright

1P: Carolyne Wright emcee:

1:15: Deborah Woodard, 1:30: Frances McCue, 1:45: Jourdan Keith, 2:00: Carletta Carrington Wilson.

2:30: Break

3P: Paul Nelson emcee, Cedar Sigo Workshop ($20 suggested donation)

Joanne Kyger

San Francisco Renaissance (Joanne Kyger, John Weiners and Jack Spicer) and will feature Ted Berrigan’s blueprint for a poem to be written spontaneously. We ask a $20 suggested donation for the workshop.

6P: Break

8P: Cedar Sigo Reading (Hear part of an interview with Cedar Sigo discussing Lushootseed and his efforts to write about his home town.) More on the event here. This event supported by Poets & Writers, Inc.

Cedar Sigo

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

dashed cool colors line

You May Also Like

Postcards for Richard

Postcards for Richard

Caring Bridge for Richard Osler “Did you know, a quick comment can boost morale by 28.2%”— Caring Bridge Longtime Poetry Postcard Fest participant Richard Osler has been diagnosed with Stage Four esophageal cancer. It has spread to his liver and lymph nodes and he has...

Cecil Giscombe Interview

Cecil Giscombe Interview

Cecil Giscombe talks about his friendship with BC poet, the late Barry McKinnon, about how people in the US consider Canadian poets and about his own work in an interview conducted by Paul E Nelson June 23, 2024 in Prince George, BC.

Judy Kleinberg on Captain Who?

Judy Kleinberg on Captain Who?

Captain who??? As you may have noticed, there’s a new term in the Poetry Postcard Fest glossary for 2024: List Captain. Like many grassroots organizations that grow organically, the annual Fest would probably not happen without the hands-on attention of one person. Of...