Redmond Association of Spokenword (RASP) welcomes Portland poet Dan Raphael. Come early to sign up for open mic!
About the featured reader
Dan Raphael's 18th book, The State I'm In, came out in March 2012. The previous year saw the publication of Impulse & Warp: The Selected 20th Century Poems, and the release of his first CD, Children of the Blue Supermarket, from live performances with saxophonist Rich Halley and drummer Carson Halley. Current poems appear in Caliban. Otoliths, Istanbul Review, Blue and Yellow Dog, and Rattapallax. Dan's known for his engaging, high-energy performances, as at Wordstock, the Cascadia Poetry Festival, Powell's Books, Bumbershoot, Eastern Oregon University, and the Portland Jazz Festival. Currently curating the Market Day Reading Series, Dan has edited NRG magazine and 26 Books as well as creating Poetland, where 80 poets read in eight venues over an eight-hour period.