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Together we can empower people to practice poetry!

Cascadia Poetics LAB

Is a vibrant community whose workshops, festivals, and opportunities for connection can open the door to transformative experiences.

Donate to Become a Founders Circle Member

Thanks for being a part of our place-based city of poets. We’re deeply grateful to have the support of members like you. Through your donations, we empower people to practice poetry and deepen connections to place, self and the present moment. Join us in a year that leads to our 30th anniversary December 14, 2023!  Founders Circle Members get first opportunity to purchase Gold Passes for the 8th Cascadia Poetry Festival on November 1 – 3, 2024 in Seattle! Please support the Cascadian Prophets podcast, the Cascadia Poetry Festival, the Poetry Postcard Festival (in year 19 in 2024) and online workshops such as Poetics as Cosmology and Life as Rehearsal for the Poem.

$100 Founders Circle

Cascadian Prophets Podcast Sponsor

$250 Reinhabitarian

You understand humans have to stop living like invaders & deeply connect to place & how the Cascadia Poetics LAB leads that effort via poetry, interviews, & other projects enabling deep connection to the Now & Here.

$1200 Cascadian Prophets Podcast Sponsor
Support the Poetry Postcard Fest, The Cascadia Poetry Festival, Online Workshops, Interviews, Interview Archive preservation & other activities. With a donation at this level we will include short announcements for your business or project.

Learn More about

Cascadia Poetics LAB Programs and Events

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Cascadia Poetry Festival

The Cascadia Poetry Festival started in in 2012: it is an regular gathering of poets and creatives with workshops and talks, hosted in the Pacific Northwest of the Cascadia Bioregion. We are excited to announce Cascadia Poetry Festival #8 November 1-3, 2024!

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Poetry Postcard Fest

Founded in 2007, The Poetry Postcard Fest is an annual 56 day experiment in spontaneity and community-building. Registration opens annually on September 1!

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Cascadian Prophets Podcast

The Cascadian Prophets Podcast broadcasts about poetry, culture, and interviews with creatives, promoting cultural activities toward sustaining the Cascadian Bioregion, place, and presence.

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Workshops: Cascadia Poetics Lab hosts poetry workshops, available to the general community, to help people learn new techniques of expression and literary creativity.

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Learn more about our own imprint, Watershed Press and the publication of the long-awaited Cascadian Zen anthology.

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Events: Cascadia Poetics Lab hosts poetry reading events in partnership with other cultural organizations.