Rainier Valley Lit Crawl, March 8, 2015

The pub crawl is a tradition that goes back to the 19th century. A group gets together and drinks in a series of bars. Maybe the participants are new to a town. In Australia they had over 4,000 people do a pub crawl once, a Guinness world record. LIT Crawls go back...

Easy Speak Open Mic N.25.13 8p

From T Clear: Greetings Easy Speakers! It’s time again for Easy Speak at the Hummingbird Saloon! I would be more than delighted if you came and shared your songs, poems, shopping lists, paragraphs, memos and all measures of inspired performance that take up no...

Cascadia Poetry Festival Update

We are in the final stages of preparation for next weekend’s Cascadia Poetry Festival, which is shaping up to be quite the amazing event, and we’d like to thank you  all for your support as Paul and I await our own amazing event: the birth of our daughter...

Living Room January 17th: Body/Image

For Walt Whitman, body-consciousness seemed to propel the poet beyond anything as simple as “interest” in the physiological processes of the body in health. The 1855 versions of “Song of Myself,” “The Sleepers,” and “I Sing...

Last Living Room until September June 28 @ 7P

The 2nd SPLAB season in Columbia City (and 9th over all) ends on Tuesday, June 28 at 7PM. Your Wily Splabman facilitates and takes you on a poetry postcard journey. This August the annual Poetry Postcard Fest continues. Lana Ayers and I started this in 2007 and more...