Friday, May 3, 8:00 PM (doors open at 7:30)
Jean Day, Mark Cugini, and Adam Marston
@ The Black Squirrel: 2427 18th St. NW
Jean Day has published six books of poetry, the most recent of which is Enthusiasm: Odes & Otium (Adventures in Poetry, 2006). Her chapbook Daydream: The Eponym was published by Belladonna in 2008. The full-length Daydream, of which ""¦ The Eponym" is the title poem, has yet to be published. Since completion of Daydream in 2008 she has been at work on Late Human, sections of which have appeared in Try!, Cambridge Literary Review, and Sal Mimeo. Her translations from the Russian of poets Nadezhda Kondakova and Ilya Kutik (with Elena Balashova and Lyn Hejinian, respectively), have been published in Third Wave: New Russian Poetry (University of Michigan,1992), Crossing Centuries: The New Generation in Russian Poetry (Talisman House, 2000), and Big Bridge (www.bigbridge.org, 2013). She lives in Berkeley, where she works as managing editor of Representations, an interdisciplinary humanities journal published by the University of California Press.
Mark Cugini's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Melville House, Matchbook, Everyday Genius, NOÃ–, and Artichoke Haircut, among others. He's a founding editor of Big Lucks, a regular contributor to HTMLGiant, and a curator of the Three Tents Reading Series in Washington, DC.
Adam Marston is a poet and writer in D.C. and founder of the audio press Range, almost ready to debut. He will be attending the poetry program at the University of Massachusetts in the fall.
2427 18th St NW