Nate Mackey Visit Huge Success

The SPLAB Visiting Poet Series welcomed Nathaniel Mackey to Seattle March 11 and 12, 2011, for a prose reading and conversation, a workshop and a poetry reading. For many reasons, this event set a new high water mark for SPLAB. Mackey was the 2nd Visiting Poet to read...

Living Room 1.25.11 w/ Alex O. Bleecker & Raffle Drawing!

The ghazal is an Arabic poetic form developed in 10th century Persia from the verse form gasida.  Through the spread of the Mogul empire, it made its way through the Middle East to Pakistan and India, where it enjoys popularity to this day.  It is also meant to be...

Pacific Rim Poetics Preview (workshop)

Pacific Rim Poetics (a SPLAB Workshop Preview Saturday, October 30, 2010, 12N-3P) People in the rest of the U.S. and in Europe have difficulty in adjusting to the fact that the Pacific Coast of America faces the Far East, culturally as well as geographically…...