Death Rattle, WA 129, Postcards, Cascadia Po Fest

It used to be that the summer in Seattle had very little in the way of literary arts events. When Labor Day weekend came around, poets got caught up at Bumbershoot at the Bookfair and the Sunday night Red Sky Theater Open Mic. A new literary season would begin. Not so...

POetry POstcard Update (APPF11 2017)

There is less than a week to sign up for the 11th Poetry Postcard Fest. We have 5 and a half complete groups so far. Last year we had seven complete groups and there are many who love to sneak in under the wire. The official call is here. The direct link to the signup...

2016 Postcards I Got (Video)

There’s not much more I can say about the 2016 August Poetry Postcard Fest that I did not say in the first of two videos that I created today (Sept 7, 2016): And to pick out highlights is so difficult, but you may be seeing some of the best of the 53 cards...

Postcard Gift

It is the tenth year of the August Poetry Postcard Fest and as I was taking an afternoon walk this past weekend, it hit me – what a gift this annual event is through and through. Having so many people year after year tell me, email me, or post to the APPF...

Ten Years of Postcard Fest

The tenth year of the Poetry Postcard Fest is under way and there are seven full groups of 32 poets, 224 participants in all, which is a record for the fee era. And there are participants from Alabama, Alberta, Australia, British Columbia, California, Connecticut,...