The 5th Cascadia Poetry Festival will be in Tacoma, Washington, October 12-15, 2017 at the State History Museum, the Harmon Taproom and at least two other venues. All access Gold Passes are $25 and will be available via Brown Paper Tickets by July 12. Small Press Fair tables are $35 and can be reserved by sending $35 to pen (at) splab (dot) org via Paypal.
There will be a panel on War Poetry/Veterans and one on the legacy of Tacoma native Richard Brautigan, both on Saturday morning.
Living Room is a daily open reading for poets to read their own work in a circle format, 3-5pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Confirmed performers on the Main Stage include: CAConrad, Ianthe Brautigan, Bruce Weigl, WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, Sharon Thesen, Lorna Dee Cervantes and others to be announced.
There will be a Tribute to Grunge, Friday, October 13, at 10pm, at the Harmon Taproom hosted by Hamish Todd.