Bay Area Postcard Readings!

The launch of 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards, an anthology that was ten years in the making is finally happening in the Bay Area THIS WEEKEND! Ina Roy-Faderman has worked tirelessly to help create this book and set up these readings and I am looking forward to being a part of them. Click on the image for more information. —->

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11 a.m. : Book Passage, Ferry Building, San Francisco CA

Join us for a poetry reading celebrating the publication of 56 Days of August(Five Oaks Press) . Readers will include participants in the yearly August Poetry Postcard Festival, Tupelo 30/30 alumns, and anthology editors Ina Roy-Faderman and Paul Nelson. A great opportunity to hear some amazing short-form poetry, meet he poets,  and purchase your own copy of this gorgeous poetry-and-art anthology. If you can’t make the reading or would like to purchase an anthology ahead of time, the book is available through Book Passage’s webstore for the month before the reading.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2 p.m.: Red Berry Coffee Bar, Los Altos, CA

Join us for an intergenerational poetry dialogue to celebrate the publication of 56 Days of August at this editor’s favorite, art-friendly, and non-pretentious Silicon Valley coffee house. Readers and discussants will include participants in the yearly August Poetry Postcard Festival, local adult and youth poets, and anthology editors Ina Roy-Faderman and Paul Nelson. A great opportunity to hear some wonderful  poetry, meet local poets, and purchase copies of individual poets works and your own copy of this gorgeous poetry-and-art anthology.

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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