Matt Trease Tag

Ellensburg, Washington postcard poet Joanne Thomas has released a book of poems; inventive "definitions" entitled bluebird (bloo-burd). TWO postcard poems chime in as Bluebird blurbers, Bethany Reid and Matt Trease: Here is but one example at Joanna's use of this method: The publisher is Milk and Cake...

I am asking your support for SPLAB during Give Big and contributions are being accepted now. As you may know, SPLAB is the non-profit organization that facilitates the Poetry Postcard Fest. (Registration for Year 15 is open now, here.) Give Big today here: https://www.givebigwa.org/Splab Between July 2020...

[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...

[caption id="attachment_10857" align="alignleft" width="396"] Matt Trease (Photo by Michael Dylan Welch)[/caption] Two editors of 56 Days of August and two contributors gathered yesterday at the annual Poets in the Park event in Redmond, Washington. Ina Roy-Faderman, Your Humble Narrator, Joanna Thomas and Matt Trease were the...

The anthology 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards is out in the world and the three co-editors were among the poets reading from the book and discussing their practice of creating, composing and mailing poetry postcards. Ina Roy-Faderman, Judy Kleinberg and your humble narrator joined...

I am so envious of these four chapbooks and delighted they were gifts recently given to me. All from Cascadians and all quite worth while. Wikipedia (by way of the O.E.D.) says: "Chapbook is first attested in English in 1824, and seems to derive from the...