A recent business trip (Feb. 12-14) to Bend, Oregon, was a brief but utterly beautiful interjection to my soggy existence in Seattle.
Rainier Valley Lit Crawl #3 Join for the third iteration of the Rainier Valley Lit Crawl, which focuses on bringing writers and listeners to Southeast Seattle locations for another night of literary engagement. This lit crawl will include the following venues: Spinnaker Bay Brewing → Big Chickie → The Collaboratory → Union Bar. It will… Continue reading Rainier Valley Lit Crawl #3 (Upcoming Event)
Last night was the Live from the Angeline! private event, which featured one guitarist (Salt Mouth a.k.a. Chris Phillips) and a bunch of readers (Paul Nelson, Nadine Maestas, Raanan David, Sonya Vatomsky, Aaron Kokorowski, Faiza Sultan, Scherezade Siobhan, and myself). This group picture demonstrates the power of a diverse line-up, and the power of friendship.… Continue reading A bunch of poets in a room together
The following videos were all shot at the Ghost Tokens: Inumbrating Pinnacle event series, which I’ve been posting about long enough on here for people to understand, I hope. The videos include all of the readers/performers: Tanya Holtland, Libby Hsu, Arlo Smith, Cooper Smith, Thomas Walton, Paul Nelson, Graham Isaac, Jeanne Morel, Jeremy Springsteed, and… Continue reading Ghost Tokens: Inumbrating Pinnacle: in Videos
The following pictures are of the Ghost Tokens: Inumbrating Pinnacle micro-series that occurred last week. Though I didn’t get a gazillion images of the event, because I was mostly using the camera to record video, I am happy with the shots that I did take. Video is on the way–I will have that available in… Continue reading Ghost Tokens: Inumbrating Pinnacle: in Pictures
Pictures from a visit with my friends Emiliana and Barnabus to Mt. Eerie and Ebey’s Landing yesterday, by Emiliana Chavez.
A new review: Inventors and Other Poems My new review of The Inventors and Other Poems by René Char (Seagull Books, 2015) is now at Queen Mob’s. Read it and let me know what your thoughts are. Oh, and you should totally buy that book.
My girlfriend, Scherezade Siobhan, has recently had her poetry book, Father, Husband, released via Salò Press. Buy it. Read it. Share it.
A newish chapbook from me to you: The Chocolate Death Carols and Other Poems Late last year I released my latest chapbook of poetry, entitled The Chocolate Death Carols and Other Poems. The book includes a bunch of poetry I wrote during a gig working at a local chocolate company in Seattle. You can read the… Continue reading E-Chapbook: The Chocolate Death Carols and Other Poems
From 1/17 to 1/23 there will be 7 literary events under the series name “Inumbrating Pinnacle.” There will be one Ghost Tokens event per night, each to occur at 9pm, all outdoors in the historic “heart of Seattle,” the Seattle Center, underneath the light and shadow of the Space Needle. Confronting the triumphs and tragedies,… Continue reading Ghost Tokens: Inumbrating Pinnacle Details
Before now, I’ve only never had a public record of the games I’ve played. Let’s change that. Here you’ll find a running list of every game I’ve played, along with ratings and maybe, eventually, other content. January Spec Ops: The Line (6/10) Divinity: Original Sin (ongoing)
Here comes a list of all the films I’ve viewed in 2016. This list is meant to be exhaustive of my viewing history. Unlike GoodReads, IMDB does not offer an export feature to easily harness the list of reviewed films over a given time span. Thus, this WordPress post! January Pulse 2 (3/10) Pulse 3… Continue reading Films I’ve viewed in 2016.
I’ve moved over to a new web host and in doing so, have kept the domain but not kept my old WordPress. One of the reasons for this reset is to define the new era of my life. In March, I begin to be in the world of the 30s. I don’t consider this move… Continue reading A new website. A new look.
What is Cambodia Bladed? Cambodia Bladed was my series of prose poems written for and about my second and most recent time spent in Cambodia, from July to September, 2015. It was published between October and December, 2015. The series explores time, space, experience, mindfulness, among many other things. In many ways, and for many… Continue reading Poetry: Cambodia Bladed