Please join us on Sunday, January 20 at 3 p.m. at the DC Arts Center (2438 18th Street in Adams Morgan, just south of Columbia Rd. on the west side of the street) for a reading by ED FRIEDMAN and TERENCE WINCH.
ED FRIEDMAN has been a busy member of the New York poetry community since he moved to the city in 1971, after graduating from the University of California, San Diego. He worked on publications with such writers as Jerome Rothenberg and Bernadette Mayer, and collaborated on projects with a number of artists and composers. Since 1987, he has served as Artistic Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church. Friedman's work has appeared in such publications as New American Writing, The World, Hanging Loose, and Conjunctions, as well as in ten individual and collaborative works. His titles include three 2001 publications: Away (with Robert Kushner), The Funeral Journal, and Drive Through the Blue Cylinders. Friedman lives in Manhattan with his wife, Lori Landes, an artist, and their son, Sam.
TERENCE WINCH has published three books of poems, The Drift of Things (The Figures, 2001), Irish Musicians/American Friends (Coffee House Press, 1986), which won an American Book Award, and The Great Indoors (Story Line Press, 1995), which won the Columbia Book Award. He has also published a book of short stories called Contenders (Story Line, 1989) and numerous chapbooks. His work has appeared in many anthologies, including Best American Poetry 1997 and American Poetry Since 1970: Up Late, and in such publications as The Paris Review, American Poetry Review, New American Writing, The World, The New Republic, Shiny, Verse, et al. His work has appeared on-line in Poetry Daily, The Cortland Review, and other web sites. His poems have also been featured several times on "The Writer's Almanac" radio program. He has received an NEA Fellowship in poetry, as well as grants from the DC Commission on the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Commission, and the Fund for Poetry. Winch also recorded three albums, which feature many of his compositions, with Celtic Thunder, an Irish band he started with his brother in 1977. His second album with the band, The Light of Other Days, (Green Linnet Records), won the INDIE for best Celtic recording. He left the band in 1998.
2438 18th Street in Adams Morgan
(south of Columbia Rd. on the west side of the street)
All readings are on third Sundays at 3 PM, Admission $5, FREE for DCAC members