Thursday, May 26, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Berrigan & Perez @ Bridge Street, Sunday 5/15, 7 PM

SUNDAY, MAY 15th, 7:00 PM

at Bridge Street Books presents


Anselm Berrigan's recent books include Primitive State, from Edge Books, and Come In Alone, from Wave. Primitive State is a scroll of demented fortune cookies and Come In Alone is what happens when Donald Judd is cheered up by My Bloody Valentine. He is the poetry editor of The Brooklyn Rail, a part-time this or that on demand, and is editing a book of interviews from the Poetry Project Newsletter, which Wave Books will publish next year.

Jamie Perez helped direct Narrow House and published the online weekly Rock Heals. His work has appeared in places like Fence, Fanzine, and Everyday Genius. His chapbook, There Were Rivers Before There Were People is just out from Big Lucks in May 2016. Jamie lives and believes in Baltimore.

2814 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
ph 202 965 5200

Located in Georgetown, next to the Four Seasons Hotel, five blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

February/March Readings

Sunday, February 7 at 5 pm
Paola Capó-García, Ben Doller, and Rod Smith
@ Gym Standard, 2903 El Cajon Blvd., Unit #2, San Diego, CA

Sunday, February 14, 3 PM
Bewilder Sensation: Surrealism and Poetry Today
featuring Rod Smith, Doug Lang, Tina Darragh
Dan Gutstein, K. Lorraine Graham, Bernard Welt
Casey Smith, & PINKTUM (Mel Nichols & Liora Valero)
@ The Hirshhorn Museun & Sculpture Garden
700 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC

Sunday, March 20, 7:30 PM
Duo Exchange (Dan Gutstein & Rod Smith)
& Lost Civilizations (Mike Sebastian & T A Zook)
@ The Black Squirrel (downstairs tap room)
2427 18th St NW, Washington, DC

Saturday, November 14, 2015

SUNDAY, November 15th, 3 PM
IN YOUR EAR presents
@DCAC, 2438 18th St., N.W.

Sunday, November 15th, 7:30 PM
Duo Exchange (Dan Gutstein & Rod Smith)
& Lost Civilizations (Mike Sebastian & T A Zook)
+ Utenzil
@ The Black Squirrel (downstairs tap room)
2427 18th St NW, Washington, DC

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

THE RUTHLESS GRIP COLLECTIVE presents Jean Donnelly, K Lorraine Graham, & Rod Smith

Book Launch Party!
@ The Black Squirrel (upstairs lounge)
2427 18th St NW, Washington DC
Friday, April 3, 8:00PM (doors 7:30)

Please join us to celebrate the release of three new books by DC poets.

Jean Donnelly is the author of Green Oil (Further Other Book Works) Anthem (Sun & Moon) and the julia set (Edge Books). Her work has appeared recently on-line at Omniverse, Opon, Open Letters Monthly, and Lemonhound. She lives in Exeter, New Hampshire.

K. Lorraine Graham is the author of The Rest is Censored, just out from Coconut Books, and Terminal Humming from Edge Books. Occasionally, she gets excited about network analysis and information ecosystems. She is back in DC after a long California hiatus, but wherever she lives, she lives with Lester Young, a pacific parrotlet.

Rod Smith's most recent book is Touché from Wave Books, He is also the author What's the Deal (Song Cave), Deed (U. Iowa), Protective Immediacy (Roof), and several others. Smith edits the journal Aerial, publishes Edge Books, and manages Bridge Street Books in Washington DC. He edited the Selected Letters of Robert Creeley with Peter Baker and Kaplan Harris.


Sunday, April 19, 3:00 p.m.
Adam Chiles, Morgan Parker, Joshua Poteat, & Allison Titus
@ DC Arts Center

Sunday, May 10, 6:00 p.m.
Kareem Estafan, Donato Mancini, Casey Smith, & Aaron Winslow
@ Bridge Street Books

New from Wave

Some Creeley Links

"All My Poems Are Social Crucifixions": A Conversation About Robert Creeley's Letters

Review of The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley by James Patrick Dunagan at HTML Giant

Robert Creeley: Four Letters, 1950-1968 at Poetry Magazine

Robert Creeley's Selected Letters: Not Settling for Happiness by Frank Davey

Friday Pick: The Letters of Robert Creeley by Stephan Delbos at Body Literature

Creeley's Letters by John Latta at Isola Di Rufiti

Robert Creeley - Selected Letters at The Allen Ginsberg Project

The Selected Letters of Buffalo's Greatest Poet by Jeff Simon at The Buffalo News

Creeley on Dickinson at Jacket 2

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