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Two Upcoming Readings

CPL Founding Supporters reading, Monday, January 31, 2022 at 6pm with Fred Wah, Theresa Whitehill and Robert Lashley via Zoom. Also Sharon Thesen’s Zoom reading for SICA-International Zoomuse Poems for Peace, Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 11am PST.

Fred Wah Interview (The Simple, MHT)

BC poet Fred Wah talks about his lecture The Simple, as well as the concept of serial poetry and his Music at the Heart of Thinking.

Cascadia Poetics Lab Supports Open Books

Open Books is moving to Pioneer Square and needs your support

Seriality (A 2022 Workshop:

In this workshop we take the methods and the organismic stance toward...

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.

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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.

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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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Give Big Thanks

SPLAB GOT VERY CLOSE its Give Big goal of $1,500 today, getting to $1,411.54 thanks to several donors, including Larry...

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Cascadian Zen

Organized loosely around exploring the relationship between the Cascadian bioregion as it intersects with Zen ideas,...

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SPLAB PRESENTS CASCADIA POETRY FESTIVAL April 30 – May 2, 2020 on SAN JUAN ISLAND

Seattle Poetics LAB (SPLAB), a literary arts-oriented nonprofit organization and the organizing entity of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, is presenting the seventh Cascadia Poetry Festival at the Multiverse on San Juan Island May 1-3, 2020. The Multiverse, a gallery and island cultural center, will provide an intimate setting for festival attendees to deep-dive into the intersection of poetics and bioregionalism.

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Poets in Ireland

Join Irish poets Sean Lysaght and Nessa O'Mahony for six days of poetry and discovery in the West of Ireland. Limited...

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