Pierre Joris in Seattle

Pierre Joris in Seattle

You are cordially invited to two events with legendary poet, anthologist and translator Pierre Joris, at Seattle U, Friday, October 14, 2022 and at Open Books, Saturday, October 15. Details:   Pierre Joris is a renowned poet, literary critic, philosopher, and...
CPL on Long Beach Peninsula

CPL on Long Beach Peninsula

The Cascadia Poetics Lab board met at the Sou’wester Lodge in Seaview, WA, this past weekend, September 16-18, 2022 for our twice-annual board retreat. We discussed plans for Cascadian Zen, for the visit of Pierre Joris in Cascadia in October, the success of the...

Cascadian Zen

Organized loosely around exploring the relationship between the Cascadian bioregion as it intersects with Zen ideas, practices, and aesthetics, Shin Yu Pai, Jason Wirth and Paul E Nelson are hosting a diverse group of writers who are interested in broadly exploring...

More on “Place” in the Living Room 10.11.11 7P

When someone tells you where they’re from, are they quick to qualify their statement? When you know a poet hails from a certain locale, how does that effect your perception of them? If Frank O’ Hara had been from Oklahoma, would you read him the same way?...