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Sharon Thesen Testimonial

We had a remarkable and deeply soulful Founding Supporters reading last...

Poems for Peace with Andrew Schelling

Andrew Schelling reads for the SICA-USA ZOOMUSE POEMS FOR PEACE.

Founding Supporters Reading

We are delighted to present four master poets for our Founding...

Poetry Postcard Fest: A Tribute to di Prima and McClure

Registration for the 15th Poetry Postcard Fest ends July 18, 2021.

Poetry Postcard Fest Orientation

An orientation for the 15th Poetry Postcard Fest via Zoom, Saturday, June 19, 2021, 10am PDT.

New SPLAB Board Members

Two new members of the SPLAB Board of Directors. A treasurer is still needed on the board.

Cate Gable on Police Poetry

SPLAB's own Cate Gable, intrepid columnist for the Chinook Observer,...

Please Give Big to SPLAB in 2021

Case for supporting SPLAB during Give Big 2021

The Challenge of Editing a Beat Legend

A wonderful look at the working style of one of SPLAB's poetry heroes,...

Kubota Garden Poems

From Lola Peters: Kubota Garden Revealed Your Kubota Garden Poem Open,...
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Cascadia Poetics LAB was known as SPLAB prior to September 2021. Here you will find past SPLAB blog articles going back to 2009.


Name as Fundamental Pattern

Join Ian Boyden for a reading of poems from A Forest of Names: 108 Meditations, a collection of poems translating the names of schoolchildren killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

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SPLAB @ 27

It was just 27 years ago on this date that the organization now known as SPLAB was registered with the State of Washington as a non-profit organization.

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After August Ends

After August Ends

POPO, the August POetry POstcard Festval was designed in part to give participants a sense of how to compose poetry...

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Easy Speak Open Mic and Theresa Whitehill

Easy Speak Open Mic and Theresa Whitehill

SPLAB is honored to partner with Easy Speak Seattle to present a night of open mic poetry and featured reader Theresa Whitehill, from Ukiah, CA on Monday, August 24 at 7:30 via Zoom. This event is supported by Poets & Writers.

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POPO Seriality

POPO Seriality

Our Best POPO Practices Zoom webinar last Saturday (July 11 @ 11am) with J.I. Kleinberg and Ina Roy-Faderman was a hit...

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