Cascadian Prophets

Cascadian Prophets


Latest Episodes

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

Paul E Nelson Interviewed by Greg Bem 9.26.2021
November 10, 2021

Greg Bem interviews Seattle poet/interviewer Paul E Nelson 4 days after his 60th birthday about his poetry and his work with the Cascadia Poetics LAB (the former SPLAB.)

Carletta Carrington Wilson Interview from 2011
October 27, 2021

A 2011 interview with Seattle poet and fiber artist Carletta Carrington Wilson conducted by Paul E Nelson. They talked about Wilson's poetry, filled with Garcia Lorca's notion of duende, what first dr

Larissa Lai: Haibun, the Tao Te Ching, and her book, Iron Goddess of Mercy
October 18, 2021

Larissa Lai joins Paul to talk about a host of topics from colonialism in contemporary China to the haibun form, the Tao Te Ching, and her new book, Iron Goddess of Mercy.

Robert Lashley: poetry, family, and his book Green River Valley
September 05, 2021

Interview with Robert Lashley on his book of poems Green River Valley