The Walt Whitman Project

With Wendy Willis and an ad-hoc team of creative spirits, I’m helping organize a global, multi-voiced public read-through of the entire long poem Song of Myself. Our reading/celebration will be Wednesday evening, October 20 2010, at Pacific Northwest College of Art in downtown Portland.

We hope this becomes a simultaneous reading in many places over the globe and gets recorded and shared in our website (watch this space for website link – we’re getting it organized now!). We hope to splice these readings together to create a fabulous world-voiced reading - a kosmos - a beautiful realization of Walt’s most universal poem.