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Poetry and Posole

Cascadia Day

Celebrate the power of the natural world and the magnificence of the Cascadia bioregion with us on Cascadia Day, May 18th! In honor of the anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens, Cascadia Poetics Lab will be hosting a Poetry and Posole celebration with poetry readings, book raffle, community and delicious food provided by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs!

Poetry and Posole

Cascadia Day fundraiser

May 18, 2024

6 PM-9 PM

Admission Price: $35

Join Us!

For a vibrant evening celebrating Cascadia Day with delicious posole made by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs. Poetry readings, book raffle, socializing and even MORE food guaranteed!

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At Poetry and Posole, you can enter for a chance to win one of these wonderful volumes, along with many more!

Cascadian Zen Front Softcover

Cascadian Zen Volume I Deluxe Edition

An exquisite collection of poetry, essays, interviews, and art that embody Zen here and now in the Cascadia Bioregion. The Cascadian Zen deluxe edition is a strictly limited printing of 26 numbered copies, hand bound in cloth, with almost twenty contributor signatures. The book comes in a handmade cloth slipcase and includes a separate, strictly limited, signed and numbered print by Nathan Wirth, suitable for framing. Any profits will be used to underwrite future publications of the Watershed Press.

Cascadian Prophets Interviews (1999-2023) by Paul E Nelson

Cascadian Prophets: Interviews 1999-2023

The second collection of transcribed interviews taken from the 30 year history of the Cascadia Poetics Lab and conducted by CPL founder Paul E. Nelson. Interviewees include 7 U.S. Americans, 7 Canadians, 7 women and 7 men, 7 people that have died and 7 that are still alive at the time of publication (Feb 2024). 

Cover of Indomitable/Indomables by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs

Indomitable/Indomables: a multigenre Chicanx/latinx women’s anthology   

 Indomitable: (adj) “that cannot be tamed or subdued.” Edited by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs and Cristina Herrera with a foreword by Eliza Rodríguez, this anthology creates space for “abundant narratives of latina lives” and features the work of over 20 different latinx and chicanx feminist figures, including Claudia Castro Luna, Kathleen Alcalá and Catalina Marie Cantú.   


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Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs holding a piece of fruit

Gabriella Guitiérrez y Muhs

Lorna Dee Cervantes

Lorna Dee Cervantes


Paul E Nelson May 2022

Paul Nelson


Amalio Madueño

Amalio Madueño

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