Monday, March 6, 7:00 p.m.
Tim Davis and Ben Friedlander
@ Bridge Street Books
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TIM DAVIS is an artist and writer who is represented by Greenberg Van Doren Gallery in New York, and teaches at Bard College. Edge Books published his most recent book of poems AMERICAN WHATEVER last year. He is also the author of DAILIES published by the Figures. He is having solo shows in 2006 in New York, Los Angeles and Brussels, and his work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggeneheim, Whitney, and Hirshhorn Museums, The Walker Art Center, the Milwaukee Museum among others. He has published three books of photographs: LOTS, from Coromandel Express, PERMANENT COLLECTION, from Nazraeli, and MY LIFE IN POLITICS, due from Aperture this spring.

BENJAMIN FRIEDLANDER's many books include TIME RATIONS, A KNOT IS NOT A TANGLE, THE MISSING OCCASION OF SAYING YES (forthcoming) and SIMULCAST: FOUR EXPERIMENTS IN CRITICISM (University of Alabama Press, 2004). He co-edited Charles Olson's Selected Prose and has just finished editing a new edition of Robert Creeley's Selected Poems for the University of California Press. He lives and works in Maine.


Bridge Street Books is located 5 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro, next to Four Seasons in Georgetown at the end of M street

open Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 9pm
Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
(202) 965-5200

In business for over twenty years, Bridge Street is one of a rare breed these days--a successful independent bookseller. It has what is certainly the best poetry section in Washington, well-stocked in alternative poetry and poetics as well as mainstream. Bridge Street also has extremely good selections in Philosophy, Politics, Cultural Theory, Women's Studies, Film, Music, and other areas. They also have a plethora of quality sale books.

Manager (& well-known poet!) Rod Smith has been organizing readings in the Washington Area since 1988 and has brought Rae Armantrout, Charles Bernstein, Lee Ann Brown, John Cage, Kevin Davies, Lyn Hejinian, Lisa Jarnot, Alice Notley, Tom Raworth, Lisa Robertson, Leslie Scalapino, Chris Stroffolino and many other important writers to DC.