MACGREGOR CARD, ANDY FITCH, AMARANTH BORSUK, JANE GREGORY, AMANDA NADELBERG, ROD SMITH, & JARED STANLEY. Hosted by Ben Estes.
Bridge Street Books 2814 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Macgregor Card is the author of The Archers, from The Song Cave. He lives in Queens New York and teaches at Pratt Institute. His first book Duties of an English Foreign Secretary was published by Fence Books. With Andrew Maxwell he edited The Germ: a journal of poetic research.
Jared Stanley is the author of How The Desert Did Me In, from The Song Cave. He lives in Merced California and is also the author of three chapbooks and the collection Book Made of Forest, published by Salt, and an editor of the journal Mrs. Maybe.
Amaranth Borsuk is the author of Tonal Saw, from The Song Cave. She currently lives in Boston Massachusetts, and is the co-curator of the reading series The Loudest Voice, in Los Angeles. Her work has been published in Denver Quarterly and Colorado Review (among others), and is the author of the digital pop-up book Between Page and Screen.
Andy Fitch is the author of Island, from The Song Cave. He currently lives in Laramie Wyoming, and teaches at the University of Wyoming. He is the author of Ten Walks / Two Talks published by Ugly Duckling Presse, and Andy's book Not Intelligent, But Smart: Rethinking Joe Brainard is forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press.
Amanda Nadelberg is the author of Building Castles in Spain, Getting Married, from The Song Cave. She currently lives in Orleans Massachusetts, and is the author of Isa, The Truck Named Isadore published by Slope Editions. Her next book Bright Brave Phenomena, is forthcoming from Coffee House Press.
Jane Gregory is the author of Some Books, from The Song Cave. She currently lives in Berkeley California. Her work has appeared in Notnostrums, Jerry, Mary, and Mutha Fucka.
Rod Smith is the author of What's The Deal, from The Song Cave. He lives in Washington D.C. and is the author of Deed, Music or Honesty, Protective Immediacy, and In Memory of My Theories. He is also editing The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley with Kaplan Harris and Peter Baker for The University of California Press.
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.