POPO

I'm delighted to have a poem in the latest edition of Rattle #68 (June 2020) as well as an interview which touches on POPO. Tim Green did a first-rate job on the interview and the magazine is $6.95. See if you can spot any postcard...

I'm delighted to announced that SICA-USA, the cultural wing of the US branch of the worldwide Subud organization, is supporting POPO. SICA-USA works at the intersection of spirituality and creativity: www.sica-usa.org. POPO is supported mainly by participating poets and by SPLAB, a 501(c)(3) organization founded in...

Our POPO project is one of many happening in our world right now that understands the need to document the historic nature of this global pandemic and its effect on daily life. That most state governments in the U.S., some more quickly than others, created...

Seattle, WA, March 19, 2020—Seattle Poetics LAB (SPLAB), a literary arts-oriented nonprofit organization and organizing entity of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, is now registering writers for the 14th August Poetry Postcard Fest. We understand the global seriousness of COVID-19 and the situation in which...

I am looking to interview at least ten postcard participants in the next few weeks to create some videos for a new PoPo website that will replace the current page on my cluttered personal site. Interviews will be (mostly) uniform, with standard questions and conducted...

I have been holding off on taking and posting my annual picture of poetry postcards received during this year's August Poetry Postcard Fest. If I counted right, I got 62 cards: This is a shot taken Friday, September 13, 2019, and it does not do justice...

[caption id="attachment_11735" align="alignleft" width="966"] &Now 2019 UW Bothell[/caption] I am delighted to be part of the &Now Conference, which is being staged at UW-Bothell, September 19-22, 2019, with a rather remarkable collection of "experimental" poets.Not sure what word is appropriate these days for poets who take...

It seems rather overwhelming to summarize my experience as a participant of the 13th August Poetry Postcard Fest which longtime participant Terry Holzman a few years ago nicknamed PoPo and an anthology in 2017 called the "56 Days of August." Yet here I am, putting...

I titled my APPF essay for Rattle "The Joy of Postcards" but even though I was likening this activity to the subject of a famous book from the 60s, I was not far off based on some feedback from some of this year's participants: From Laurie...