Brendan McBreen Tag

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...

[caption id="attachment_8889" align="alignleft" width="274"] https://paulenelson.com/august-poetry-postcard-fest/[/caption] Elizabeth Woods checks in from Down Under with a Postcard Fest interview. An excerpt: EW-The festival is now in its tenth year, what are some of the notable aspects a changes you have seen along the way? peN-Each year there is a new wrinkle. I...

[caption id="attachment_2230" align="alignright" width="378"] Brendan McBreen's Mona Lisa[/caption] The call for the tenth year of the August Poetry Postcard Fest will be released on July 4, 2016, and tickets go on sale at that time. Like last year, as soon as 32 participating poets get signed...

[caption id="attachment_6227" align="alignleft" width="640"] All 2014 Postcards[/caption] At last count, forty poetry postcards came my way as part of the 2014 August Poetry Postcard Fest. Having just completed its eighth year, the fest is an effort to build community, to allow participants to experience the joy...

[caption id="attachment_5925" align="alignleft" width="300"] 2011 Postcard[/caption] OK poets! At this point we are one over the record 302 poets we set last year, but I am sure we'll get much past that. I have sent a list via email and am posting the instructions here as well...

2013 Postcard Afterword 2013 was the 7th year of the August POetry POstcard Fest overall and the 2nd year that Brendan McBreen would be in charge of organizing and distributing the list. A call went out on June 22 and I did not respond right away...

[caption id="attachment_4515" align="alignleft" width="269"] The August POetry POstcard Fest has Begun![/caption] The final list is out and 302 poets have joined us for the August Poetry Postcard fest this year. There are poets from Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Australia, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, France,...

[caption id="attachment_4458" align="alignleft" width="424"] Dia de los Postcard[/caption] I got the latest postcard update from Brendan McBreen (see below) with the new list of 243 people, easily a new postcard record! Am a little stunned and very excited about the fest and (as noted here) have...

[caption id="attachment_4368" align="alignleft" width="272"] 423. to Joanne Clarkson, Olympia, WA – Other Side[/caption] The man coordinating the list for the 2013 August POetry POstcard Fest, Brendan McBreen, informs us that 179 poets have signed up so far and the cut off date is less than two...

The absolute tranquility is the present moment. Though it is at this moment, there is no limit to this moment, and herein is eternal delight. - Hui-neng In 2000 I was invited to participate in the 3:15 Experiment, which involved writing every day in August at...