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Cascadia Poetry Festival 7 – Seattle 2023

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Oct 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

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Oct 8, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

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1101 15th Ave, Seattle

Cascadia Poetry Festival 7 – Seattle 2023:

Friday October 6

7:00 pm: @ Spring Street Center, 1101 15th Avenue in Seattle: Join us for the publication celebration of the anthology, Cascadian Zen: Bioregional Writings on Cascadia Here & Now. Meet the editors, designer, and some of the contributing artists and writers. 7:20 pm – 9 pm – Keynote Reading @ Spring Street Center: Gary Copeland Lilley, Jan Zwicky, Tim McNulty, Robert Bringhurst (Cate Gable emcee)

Saturday, October 7

Location: Spring Street Center, 1101 15th, Seattle, WA 98122 9 am – 9:30 am – Invocation 9:30 am – 9 pm – Exhibit, Spring Street Center Chapel: Heavy Lifting artists’ book, Moving Parts Press: view the book and accompanying project, a collaboration between book artist Felicia Rice and poet Theresa Whitehill. Link to Heavy Lifting prospectus. 9:30 am – 11 am – Panel 1 Empty Bowl (Tim McNulty, Michael Daley, Holly Hughes, Andrew Schelling, Cate Gable moderator) 11 am – 12 pm – Panel 2 The Poetics of De-Colonial Cascadia (Paul E Nelson, Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Sara Marie Ortíz, Robert Bringhurst, Jason Wirth moderator) 12 pm – 1 pm – Lunch Break 1 pm – 4 pm – 5 pm – 7 pm – Dinner for Staff, Faculty 7 pm – 9 pm – Saturday Main Stage: Brenda Hillman, Andrew Schelling, Tess Gallagher, Cedar Sigo, Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs (Matt Trease emcee) 9 pm – 11 pm – After Party (Vermillion, 1508 11th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) One poem by various poets, hosted by Matt Trease and Amy Hirayama and organized by Eric Acosta. Sullivan Forderhase, Ching-In Chen, Katie Lee Ellison, Emma McVeigh, Martha Ryan, Joe Nasta, Simon Wolf, Eric Acosta, Amy Hirayama, Matt Gano, Ricardo Ruiz, Justine Chan, Emily Mundy, Acca Warren, Korede Oseni, Cass Garrison, Aleyda Gutierrez, Troy Osaki, Nanya Jhingran, Haines Whitacre, Rivka Clifton, Irving Ayala, Roxi Power, Dion O’Reilly, Jeremy Springsteed, Jim Cantú, Carlos Sibaja, Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Paul Nelson and Matt Trease

Sunday, October 8

Location: Spring Street Center and Kubota Garden 9am – Kubota Garden Tour by Tetsuzen Jason Wirth 10am – Reading at Kubota Garden with Michael Daley, Holly Hughes, Theresa Whitehill and Sara Marie Ortiz. 12 pm – 1 pm – Lunch Break 2 pm – 4 pm – Heavy Lifting Film (see the film trailer). Closing reading with tribute to Mary Norbert Körte , Mike O’Connor, Michael McClure and Bill Yake by Tim McNulty, Michael Daley, Andrew Schelling, Holly Hughes, Iris Cushing (via Zoom) & Amy Evans McClure.  

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Springstreet Center, 1101 15th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

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Date :
06 October 2023
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7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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