One ticket. Full access. 

Students get in free! or can receive one academic credit through Cascadia Community College

The Gold Pass gives access to all major events for the weekend, plus invitations to pre-events leading up the Poetry Festival.

Event Information:

May 1-4th at Seattle University's Pigot Auditorium with workshops held at the Springstreet Center and pre-event parties held at venues around Seattle.

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Beer Slam

8 Cascadia poets compete for the right to be crowned Cascadia Beer Slam Champ: Kim Goldberg (Nanaimo, BC), Heidi Greco (White Rock, BC), Robert Lashley (Tacoma and Bellingham, WA), dan raphael (Portland, OR), Anastacia Tolbert (Mukilteo, WA), Spring Street Center, 1101 15th in Seattle at the corner of 15th & Spring.

Event Info

Friday night, May 2st at 10pm | Springstreet Center on 15th and Spring. Price of admission included in the gold pass, or available at the door.

The competing Seattle poet will be determined at a runoff poetry competition held at Naked City Brewing Sunday, April 6th.  

Our beer host for the evening will be Abram Goldman-Armstrong, editor for PNW Brewing News. He also works with Widmer Brewing and Cider Riot in Portland, OR and is a key advocate for Cascadia Dark Ales as an official style of beer.  

Information on judges and sponsoring breweries forthcoming!