George Bowering – My Darling Nellie Grey

George Bowering

George Bowering, (born December 1, 1935) was Canada’s first Parliamentary Poet Laureate, is author of more than 90 books, and is the best-known of TISH group of poets based in Vancouver in the early 60’s.

The interview focused on his new book My Darling Nellie Grey.

On July 2, 2012, George talked with Paul Nelson and read his piece on going to baseball games with George Stanley entitled Two Bits on the Green Guy.

Who is older?

And see George’s new website: http://georgebowering.com/

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB in Seattle and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. He wrote a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger.) He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets, has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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