Cascadian Prophets

Cascadian Prophets

Latest Episodes

Heavy Lifting Art Book (Feilcia Rice, Theresa Whitehill)
March 31, 2023

It is a collaboration thats a book, but not a book that youd bring to bed with you before turning the lights out. Its also been described as protest beauty and is the collaboration of a printer (really, a book artist) and a poet, whove created a fu

Richard Atleo at Seattle U
February 09, 2023

CPL Board Member Jason Wirth has arranged for Dr. E. Richard Atleo to speak at Seattle U. This is a remarkable opportunity to hear about Nuu-Chal-Nuth cosmology. Details below. I had the good fortune to interview Dr. Atleo in 2005 and included the transcr

Shuri Kido Interview on Names And Rivers
February 01, 2023

What a blessing it was December 28, 2022, to interview Shuri Kido, the accomplished Japanese poet and Zen practitioner. As I told he and his translators (Tomoyuki Endo, Forrest Gander) on that occasio

Brenda Hillman Interview In A Few Minutes Before Later
January 01, 2023

Brenda Hillman interviewed on her 2022 book In A Few Minutes Before Later by Paul E Nelson for the Cascadian Prophets podcast

On Irma Pineda (Isthmus Zapotec) by Wendy Call (Translator)
December 16, 2022

Our latest Cascadian Prophets podcast guest is Wendy Call. She is translator of Isthmus Zapotec poet Irma Pineda. The new book is In the Belly of Night and Other Poems and Wendy talks about how she learned Spanish, how she came to know this woman whom she

Mary Norbert Körte Interview Part 2
December 13, 2022

Jack Spicer Mary Norbert Korte 1965 Berkeley Poetry Conference When I visited Mary Norbert Krte in October of 2019, we recorded interviews on consecutive days. On the second day we talked, among oth

Mary Norbert Körte Interview October 2019
December 06, 2022

Interview part 1 from Oct 2019 with Mary Norbert Krte at her home in Irmulco, CA.

Cascadian Zen Anthology
November 28, 2022

The latest Cascadian Prophets podcast is about Cascadian Zen from the three co-editors of the book, Tetsuzen Jason Wirth, Adelia MacWilliam and Paul E Nelson (your humble correspondent.) We recorded t

Interview with Brainwashed Director Nina Menkes
November 08, 2022

Cascadian Prophets interview. Why are only 8% of Hollywood movies produced by women, down from 9% 20 years ago? One Hollywood film-maker says the male gaze reinforced by a camera angle formula and a

Pierre Joris on A Nomad Poetics
October 17, 2022

Pierre Joris talks to Paul E Nelson on A Nomad Poetics and reads the poem Letter to Steichen, Ed