Cascadian Prophets

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Fumiko Kimura’s Life & Art by David Berger
September 12, 2022

How to capture the soul of a subject, live your life dedicated to your own art, the process of discovery and even plan your syncretic memorial so that all your ducks are in a row? This seems to me efficient, humble, gentle and visionary all at the same ti

Michael Daley Interview (Romance with the Unexpected)
August 08, 2022

I had the good fortune on Sunday, July 17, 2022 to travel to the home of Michael Daley, on Fidalgo Island, to chat with him about his poem Romance with the Unexpected, a new chapbook, as well as his life as a poet/bioregionalist. The sounds of planes, rav

Interview with Claudia Castro Luna
July 16, 2022

Interview with Claudia Castro Luna, recorded 17-JUNE-2022 via Zoom about her new book Cipota Under the Moon published by Tia Chucha Press.

Cascadian Blogging (The Raven) Patrick Mazza Interview
June 08, 2022

Patrick Mazza's blog, The Raven, exists: "To inform the people-power movements crucial to addressing the crises coming upon us at national and global levels, from increasing national divisions and br

Pierre Joris Interview (Canto Diurno #1)
May 04, 2022

Interview with Pierre Joris recorded May 2, 2022 by Paul E Nelson for the Cascadian Prophets podcast.

Hoa Nguyen Interview (A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure)
April 17, 2022

We caught up via Zoom with Hoa Nguyen on April 14, 2022 for an interview. Not everyone can say their mother was part of an all woman motorcycle troupe in Vietnam in the 1950s, but Hoa Nguyen can. If you think that it would be the kind of personal mytholog

John Brehm (The Dharma of Poetry) Interview
February 25, 2022

Interview with John Brehm, author of The Dharma of Poetry. Recorded by Paul E Nelson for Cascadian Prophets podcast on February 24, 2022 in John's Portland, OR home.

Barbara Johns on Kenjiro Nomura
January 25, 2022

The paintings of Kenjiro Nomura are featured at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, Washington and a new book by art historian Barbara Johns, Kenjiro Nomura, American Modernist: An Issei Artist’s Jour

Fred Wah Interview (The Simple, MHT)
January 05, 2022

BC poet Fred Wah talks about his lecture The Simple, as well as the concept of serial poetry and his Music at the Heart of Thinking.

James Rasmussen on Duwamish Tribe Recognition
December 13, 2021

James Rasmussen is a Duwamish Tribal member and Superfund Manager for the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition. he talked with Paul E Nelson about his Duwamish heritage, about the effort to gain federal r