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Paul Nelson soon on Zoomuse

As a Poet & Interviewer, our Subud brother Paul Nelson, n founded SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Since 1993.

SPLAB has produced hundreds of poetry events & 600 hours of interview programming with legendary poets & whole systems activists including Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Diane di Prima, Daphne Marlatt, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Barry McKinnon, José Kozer, Brenda Hillman & many others.

Paul has written several books, including: American Prophets (interviews 1994-2012) (2018) American Sentences (2015) A Time Before Slaughter (2009) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (2013). Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia (2015), 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards (2017) and Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill (2019) Make it True meets Medusario (2019), he’s presented poetry/poetics in London, Brussels, Nanaimo, Qinghai & Beijing, China, has had work translated into Spanish, Chinese & Portuguese & writes an American Sentence every day.

Paul was awarded a residency at The Lake, from the Morris Graves Foundation in Loleta, CA. He has published his work in the Golden Handcuffs Review, Zen Monster, Hambone, and elsewhere.

He was the Winner of the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from The Capilano Review, he is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia and lives in Rainier Beach, in the Cascadia bioregion’s Cedar River watershed.

Paul is an active Subud member (since 2004) of the Subud spiritual community, serving as Local Helper and Rental Agent of Subud Greater Seattle, webmaster of Subud Pacific Northwest, Secretary and webmaster of the Subud International Cultural Association’s USA chapter and has many other positions in the past.

Here is a teaser for his upcoming Reading in Zoomuse this Friday:

We are looking forward to a glorious Reading in Zoomuse on Friday, May, 22th. To registering for Reading, please click here.

Read more about Paul Nelson here:

Paul E Nelson


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