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Michael Daley Interview (Romance with the Unexpected)

I had the good fortune on Sunday, July 17, 2022 to travel to the home of...

WAPL Call for Salmon Poems

Rena Priest, Washington State Poet Laureate, was just awarded a...

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.

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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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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.

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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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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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