Sunday, September 26, 7:00 p.m.
Eileen Myles & Buck Downs
@ Bridge Street Books
Eileen Myles is the author of twelve books including the newly released Inferno: A Poet's Novel, the poetry collection Sorry, Tree, and a book of art and travel essays, The Importance of Being Iceland. A former Professor of Literature at University of California, San Diego, she now lives in New York City. Buck Downs is the author the recently published Ain't Got All Night and many other books and chapbooks including Ladies Love Outlaws, and Marijuana Softdrink. He co-curates the In Your Ear reading series at The District of Columbia Art Center with the poet Maureen Thorson.


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.