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CPL 30th Anniversary Celebration

Cascadia Poetics Lab 30th Anniversary Celebration!

January 28, 2024
Veronica Martinez

Celebrate 30 years of Cascadia Poetics Lab with us!

Celebrate 30 years of Cascadia Poetics Lab and the launch of Cascadian Prophets, a collection of CPL founder Paul Nelson’s interviews with Cascadian poets, artists and scholars from 1999-2023, edited by Canadian poet Sharon Thesen.

WHEN: Friday, February 2, 2024 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Columbia City Gallery, 4865 Rainier Ave S., Seattle, WA 98118

Featuring special guest Sharon Thesen, editor of Cascadian Prophets
Sponsored by SEEDArts and Columbia City Gallery 

Celebrate 30 years of practicing poetry and place in Cascadia with us! Legendary BC poet Sharon Thesen has personally selected and edited 14 interviews from the last 25 years to make up the second book of transcribed interviews published by the Cascadia Poetics Lab to be launched at this event!

Cascadian Prophets Interviews (1999-2023) by Paul E Nelson

Speakers will include Sharon Thesen on the making of this book and the work of CPL, Jason Wirth, former interview subject and co-editor of Cascadian Zen Volume I and others.


  1. Carol Sunde

    Will this be offered online?

  2. Splabman

    no plans for that unfortunately Carol.

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