Lana Ayers Tag

We had an excellent time talking poetry postcards on Juneteenth, June 19, 2021. Over 30 people joined the Zoom affair as Poetry Postcard Fest Co-Founder Paul E Nelson talked about the origin of the fest, a collaboration with Lana Ayers, who simply said: "I'll help."...

Although the August Poetry Postcard Fest is over (it IS September after all) cards I sent out on the 31st have probably not arrived at their final destination and the APPF Facebook group is still crankin' with people posting about not yet having sent all...

It's in YEAR ELEVEN which is hard to believe, but the August Poetry Postcard Fest started in 2007 by Lana Ayers and me is going as well as it ever has. With the launch of the poetry postcard anthology 56 Days of August this Fall,...

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_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...

“There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community."                                         ...

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...

Poetry Postcard Exercise Ted Berrigan, Robin Blaser and Jack Spicer are among the more notable poets to engage in such a project. Berrigan’s book of them (A Certain Slant on Sunlight) was completed six months before his death in 1983. Alice Notley wrote: the cards as...