Wednesday, November 23, 2011

DC Poets & Writers | Dec 3 | Fergie's Pub 4:30 PM

Come celebrate the DC literary community in Philadlphia on Dec 3, 2011 4:30 PM at Fergie's Pub (1214 Sansom Street).

Readings by: 
Katy Bohinc
Adam Marston
Ryan Walker
Mel Nichols
Cathy Eisenhower
Ken Jacobs
Buck Downs
Jenn DePalma
Casey Smith
Chris Nealon

Katy Bohinc studied mathematics & comp lit (French, English & Mandarin) at Georgetown University. She is working on a manuscript.

Adam Marston was at the poetry work-study at the Juniper Summer Writing Institute this year and is an undergraduate at George Mason University. He has a squid that is a pink kite.

Cathy Eisenhower is a poet and librarian in Washington, DC. Her first full-length collection is forthcoming from Edge Books. Read from her chapbook Language of the Dog-Heads, and read her poems in nanomajority and word for/word.

Mel Nichols’s most recent books are Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon (Edge Books, 2009) and Bicycle Day (Slack Buddha, 2008). She teaches at George Mason University.

Ryan Walker's poetry collection You Will Own it Permanently is available
Ken Jacobs has lived in and about Washington D.C. for more than thirty years. A chapbook, Sooner, from Phylum Press was released in December 2009 & he has poems in ‘The Portable Boog Reader′, the online journal 'Everyday Genius' and forthcoming at 'Sentence' and 'Wheelhouse Magazine'.

Buck Down's newest book is BLACK PEPPERMINT, available at Buck sends poetry postcards across the country and around the world every month, and posts occasional essays at

Jenn DePalma earned her BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in 2006. She owns and runs Bona Terra, a garden design and installation company and has participated in DC reading series Cheryl’s Gone, In Your Ear, and Bridgestreet Books. Her artwork has been shown at Transformer Gallery and G Fine Art. She is half of the performance art collaborative the YAY team.

Christopher Nealon teaches American literature, aesthetic theory (especially the history and theory of poetry), and the history of sexuality. He received his PhD from Cornell University in 1997, and taught at UC Berkeley from 1996 to 2008.

Casey Smith is the author of "Opulent Stone Moccasins" in the"Publishing the Unpublishable" series (/ubueditions 2010) and various infrequent pieces in magazines, journals, art catalogs, etc. Lately he has worked with a wide number of printmakers, typographers, and book artists on visual poetry broadsides: Nilay Lawson, Jim Wilder, Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Georgia Deal, and Paulette Palacios are among his recent collaborators. Since 1997 he's been fortunate to teach amazing students at the Corcoran College of Art & Design in Washington DC, where he also organizes readings and literary events.

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