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New Ish River/Salish Sea Map

A new map of the Salish Sea/Ish River Ecozone by David McCloskey

Give Big 2022

Support Cascadia Poetics Lab with a contribution via Give Big. We want to increase awareness of our work

Earth Day Cleanup of Chinook Beach Park

It has the potential to be quite a place to experience Seattle at its...

Workshop Registration Open

The next round of online workshops happen March 3 – April 7, 2022 with five Thursday sessions 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 better sense of the theory and practice of spontaneous composition.

Wah, Whitehill, Lashley

Video of the Imbolc 2022, Lunar New Year – Year of the tiger reading with Fred Wah, Theresa Whitehill and Robert Lashley.

Upcoming Founding Supporters Reading

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.

Barbara Johns on Kenjiro Nomura

The paintings of Kenjiro Nomura are featured at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, Washington and a new book by art historian Barbara Johns, Kenjiro Nomura, American Modernist: An Issei Artist’s Journey, is the topic of discussion.

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...
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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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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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Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill

Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill, who died April 14, 2018, at his home in Anacortes, WA. Essays, poems and an exclusive, previously unpublished interview with Sam by his literary executor, Paul E Nelson

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Give Big

Give BIG is coming! Save the date for early giving! Give Big is Wednesday May 8th, but you can schedule your gift...

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