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?...

Living Room, Tuesday September 27, 2011

The mind writes what is.  —Gertrude Stein Zuihitisu is a classical Japanese form that looks like prose but sounds like poetry. Zuihitsu has been translated as “following the brush” or “random jottings.” The poet accumulates anecdotes, impressions, overheard...

Audio from 100 Thousand Poets for Change

On September 24th, poets gathered at SPLAB & in 650 cities around the world in an event called 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Featured poets at SPLAB for 100 Thousand Poets for Change included City Lights poet and Suquamish native Cedar Sigo, who also facilitated...

From Thomas Walton of Pageboy Magazine

Greetings,      If you didn’t know already, and if you haven’t sent work already, well, PageBoy Magazine is currently gathering material for its upcoming issue. We are looking for poetry and prose and. Essays and artwork and. Fakes and masterpieces so long...