Paul E Nelson.com

I am grateful to Philip Brautigam for his amazing and generous work on my website redesign. See it here: www.PaulENelson.com. He has become a WordPress expert and I love the user friendly nature of the design. I’ll be migrating American Sentences and Organic...

Six Week Organic Poetry workshop Hugo House

A shakeup is essential for the purposes of transformation (Vladimir Mayakovsky). The process of training your ear to capture the chaotic energy of the moment in a poem is sometimes called organic poetry, where composition is an occasion of experience or experiment in...

Paul Nelson & Gary Lemons in Port Townsend

On Thursday, October 21, Northwind Reading Series features Gary Lemons and Paul Nelson. The readings start at 7 p.m. in the Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St. Gary Lemons worked most of his life with his hands.  Along the way he discovered the act of writing...

Organic Poetry CEC’s!

Please tell a teacher about our August workshop for Continuing Education Credits. Has there ever been a cooler class to take for CTE’s?? Consciousness and The Spoken Word with Paul Nelson ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ How can poetry activate...

Brenda Hillman at Open Books, November 19, 2009

I got to Open Books ten minutes before the reading was scheduled to start. Most of the crowd came after I arrived. John Marshall read a nice introduction and rigged a laptop to an overhead projector, so we could see images on the wall as Hillman read. It was...