Cascadia Regional Poetry Slam 2016

Competitions have been part of two different Cascadia Poetry Festivals. (2014 and 2015). This year we did not find volunteers willing to facilitate a slam, but we were blessed with interest from the Slam community to stage a Cascadia Regional Poetry Slam as a...

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...

SPLAB Video

Greg Bem passed along Amy Billharz video of the June 3, 2012, Ginsberg Marathon sunrise Howl reading, or at least a montage from that drunken, bleary-eyed Cuban cigar smoke-filled morning: www.vimeo.com/43453437 AG Marathon photos here. And thanks to Rodney Herold, I...

Brenda Hillman SPLAB Visiting Poet – Nov, 2011

Talk, Friday, November 11, 7:30P at SPLAB Workshop, Saturday, November 12, 1-4P @ SPLAB Reading Saturday, Nov 12 at 7:30P @ SPLAB Across Categories: The Personal-Political- Innovative-Eco-Expressive Poem (November 12, 2011 Brenda Hillman SPLAB Workshop) Participants...

Represent! 98118!

PRESENTS 98118! Represent! A Day in the Life of America’s Most Diverse Zip Code Midnight Till Midnight, Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Calling All Poets and Photographers, Professionals and Amateurs If You Live, Work, or Play in the 98118, Take Out Your Cameras, Take Out...