Reading at Jack Straw Productions, Saturday, June 16 5:30P

I was asked by Jack Straw to read as part of their 50th anniversary marathon, Saturday, June 16. I’ll read around 5:30 with Stevie Kallos and Kathleen Alcala. Please consider attending.

Jack Straw’s 50th Anniversary

Friday, June 15, 7pm – Saturday,  June 16, 8pm 
Jack Straw Productions/ Jack Straw New Media Gallery
4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 98105 
Free and open to the public!
Studio 1 performances broadcast live at

In celebration of their 50th birthday, Jack Straw Productions will present 25 straight hours of music, literary, and other performance from alumni of our artist residencies. Performances and readings will occur concurrently in Jack Straw’s studio and gallery spaces, resulting in 50 hours of artists reflecting Jack Straw’s deep and diverse commitment to the arts. This event will be free and open to the public at all hours. Hollow Earth Radio will broadcast continuously from Jack Straw for the duration of the event as well.

See the full schedule right here! (Slight changes still possible, may be adjusted between now and the event.)

About Splabman

SPLAB and Cascadia Poetry Festival founder Paul E Nelson wrote American Sentences (Apprentice House, 2015), Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, Germany, 2008), a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme, Brazil, 2013). Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, in 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, Brenda Hillman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others, including many Cascadia poets. He lives in Seattle and writes at least one American Sentence every day. Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia, he is in year five of a twenty year Cascadia Bioregional Cultural Investigation. (Oct 12-15, 2017, Tacoma, WA)
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