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Cascadia Poetry Festival 8

Video from CPF5, Tacoma 2017

Thanks to Ra’anan David, video of the main events from the 5th Cascadia Poetry Festival, held October 12-15, 2017, in Tacoma, are now online: 7:30 Friday Main Stage: Readings featuring scheduled poets: Patricia Smith, Bruce Weigl, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Lucia...

Goodbye Columbia City

As I prepare to make one last presentation at one last Living Room in Columbia City, I am taking a moment to look back and consider all the great things that happened in our three year run here. My wife Meredith and I planned to relocate to Seattle as soon as my...

City of Poets

It was a phrase used by C.A. Conrad when he visited Seattle and did a reading at SPLAB. He said he loved being part of our City of Poets. Our current Board President, Eze Anamalechi likes the idea of a Poetic Commons. Another Board Member, Joe Chiveney, suggests we...

Qinghai Lake International Poetry Festival Report

On August 5 Meredith and I left for Beijing and after a one-night stop there, we were dropped in to an international “City of Poets” to use C.A. Conrad’s phrase. This was in Xining at the Qinghai Hotel. All my expenses were covered and Meredith only...

From C.A. Conrad

It’s possible that some of you didn’t see your exercise when I posted it to Facebook, so I want to make sure you can see it. Here’s the link:  http://somaticpoetryexercises.blogspot.com/ THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!  I had an amazing time!  And enjoyed...