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

Cascadian Zen

What is the nature of the bioregion known as Cascadia? How is this insight expressed by the people who live, work, practice, and play here? Is there a connection between Zen practice, broadly construed, and the Cascadia bioregion? If so, what is it? Who have been the...
Cate Gable on Police Poetry

Cate Gable on Police Poetry

SPLAB’s own Cate Gable, intrepid columnist for the Chinook Observer, observes the (ahem) “poetry” of the Minneapolis Police in the Derek Chauvin case: There are several literary devices at play here. Let’s start with understatement. “To note” is an...

Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill

It was Ian Boyden’s idea. Ian named the book, provided a striking cover and with Cate Gable’s writing and photographs, and his feedback, and Lyn Coffin’s expert proof-reading skills, the Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill is ready to be launched at...