Tom Raworth's most recent book is CALLER AND OTHER PIECES, just out from Edge Books. Since 1966 he has published more than 40 books and pamphlets of poetry, prose and translations, in several countries, including ACE, ETERNAL SECTIONS, TOTTERING STATE: SELECTED EARLY POEMS 1963-1983, and CLEAN AND WELL LIT: SELECTED POEMS 1987-1995. His graphic work has been shown in France, Italy, and the United States, and he has collaborated and performed with musicians (Steve Lacy, Joëlle Léandre, Steve Nelson-Raney, Esther Roth, Nino Locatelli), painters (Giovanni D'Agostino, Micaëla Henich), and other poets (Franco Beltrametti, Corrado Costa, Dario Villa). In 1991 he was invited to teach at the University of Cape Town: the first European writer to visit there for thirty years. Raworth's COLLECTED POEMS was published by Carcanet in 2003. He lives in Cambridge, England.
His EPC author page featuring writing, visual work, audio, and essays: http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/raworth/
Edge Books page for Caller and Other Pieces: http://aerialedge.com/caller.htm
Bridge Street Books is located 5 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro, next to Four Seasons in Georgetown at the end of M street
Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
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.