Great video covering the Cascadia Poetry Festival

Have a look at this great 18-minute video about Cascadia Poetry Festival coming up this April 30th! – an interview with festival poets and organizers: Leanne McIntosh & Mary Ann Moore Thanks to Kevin Midbo & Nick Holt of People First Radio at CHLY 101.7 fm for producing this!

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The Cascadia Poetry Festival is an international event which seeks to bioregionally animate & culturally construct Cascadia by gathering writers, artists, scientists and activists to collaborate, discover and foster deeper connection between all inhabitants and the place itself. 

Over four days the fest features Academic, Democratic and Performance components, late night readings, a Small Press Fair and several workshops. Some of the best poetry minds in the bioregion will gather, discuss this place and begin to better understand Cascadia and our role here. The festival was founded bySPLAB, a Seattle-based non-profit organization founded in 1993 and the first iteration happened in 2012.

Cascadia III will happen in Nanaimo, BC, in 2015. For information or to get notifications about the third Cascadia Poetry Festival, email:

Read more Cascadia News here.

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