New Ish River/Salish Sea Map

New Ish River/Salish Sea Map

That this organization is known as the Cascadia Poetics Lab is an ongoing homage to David McCloskey, the Father of Cascadia, who has worked for 50 years to bring a bioregional awareness to people living here. He has a new map, also highly evocative and beautiful, or...

Give Big 2022

Give Big, the annual campaign to support cultural organizations in the state of Washington is now! The Cascadia Poetics Lab seeks your support to help us increase our visibility and revenues. Many times in the last few weeks I have heard the notion that people in the...
Workshop Registration Open

Workshop Registration Open

The next round of online workshops begins March 3, 2022 with the first of five sessions that happen Thursdays from 4-6pm. The workshops started during the pandemic and were geared for people who have participated in the Poetry Postcard Fest, or for those who wanted a...
Wah, Whitehill, Lashley

Wah, Whitehill, Lashley

Our Imbolc/Lunar New Year, Founding Supporters reading was magnificent. BC poetry legend Fred Wah, Ukiah California’s Theresa Whitehill and Bellingham’s Robert Lashley covered a wide variety of topics and delivered some remarkable lines, some of which were...
Haibun de la Serna: Haibun 99

Haibun de la Serna: Haibun 99

by Paul E Nelson Paul Nelson’s Haibun moves with the spirit of Ramón Gómez de la Serna’s greguerías, one of the unclassifiable micro-genres Gómez invented in his quest to evade (literary) capture. Equally, but uniquely, evasive, Nelson’s poems are gorgeous mongrels...