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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...

As of this writing there are 424 participants for the 13th August POetry POstcard Fest. Registration for 2019 ended July 18 and has BEGUN for APPF14. It will end July 4, 2020, earlier than in past years! https://appf14.brownpapertickets.com/ So far there are participants from: Alabama, Alberta, Arizona,...

The signup is already open for the 13th August Poetry Postcard Fest and opens EVEN EARLIER for 2020. (July 18, 2019!) In order to allow as many people as possible to participate in the joy of postcards, we opened registration much earlier than the traditional...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPLAB ISSUES CALL FOR 13TH AUGUST POETRY POSTCARD FEST Seattle, WA, June 5, 2019—Seattle Poetics LAB (SPLAB), a literary arts-oriented nonprofit organization and organizing entity of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, is now registering writers for the 13th August Poetry Postcard Fest. The fest, an...

[caption id="attachment_11494" align="alignleft" width="640"] Linda Nemec Foster, Tami Haaland, Lauren Camp, Shirley Camia (I interviewed all of these poets, except Tami.)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_11491" align="alignleft" width="361"] Isa Genzken Rose II[/caption] I have been running since about May 7 and no rest in sight as I write this from...

Here are two short videos of the postcards I received during the 12th August POetry POstcard Fest. #APPF12. These cards were the ones I received by September 4, 2018. 50 as of mail delivery time today. I am humbled and honored at how this fest has...