Joshua Marie Wilkinson is the author of three books and a fourth, entitled The Book of Whispering in the Projection Booth, is due out next year. He is at work on a film about the band califone, an anthology of younger poets in conversation with their mentors, which will be out from U of Iowa next year, and a book-length collaboration with the polaroids of Tim Rutili. Born and raised in Seattle, he lives lives in Chicago and teaches at Loyola University.
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.