Corina Copp is a writer and theater artist based in New York. She is the author of the chapbooks ALL STOCK MUST GO (Shit Valley Verlag, UK), Miracle Mare (Trafficker Press), and Pro Magenta/Be Met (Ugly Duckling Presse), among others. Her writing can be found in Cabinet, BOMB, Boston Review, Corrected Slogans: Reading and Writing Conceptualism (Triple Canopy); SFMOMA’s Open Space, and elsewhere. She is developing a three-part play entitled The Whole Tragedy of the Inability to Love, inspired by the successive forms of the work of Marguerite Duras. Excerpts have been presented at Home Alone 2 Gallery, NYC Prelude Festival, Dixon Place, and through the support of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program. Her first full-length book, The Green Ray, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in April.
Ben Fama is the author of several chapbooks and pamphlets, including the artist book Mall Witch (Wonder),Cool Memories (Spork), Odalisque(Bloof), and Aquarius Rising(UDP). His writing has appeared in The Believer, Denver Quarterly, Boston Review, Jubilat, Lit, andThe Brooklyn Rail, among others. He is the co-founder of Wonder, and lives in New York City. Fantasy (UDP) is his first full-length poetry collection.
Maureen Thorson is the author of two collections of poetry, “My Resignation” (Shearsman Books 2014) and “Applies to Oranges” (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011). Her chapbook, “The Woman, The Mirror, The Eye,” is just out from Bloof Books. She lives in Washington, DC, where she is the poetry editor for Open Letters Monthly, an online arts and literature review.
Steven Zultanski is the author of Pad, Cop Kisser, Agony, and Bribery
Bridge Street Books is located 5 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro, next to Four Seasons in Georgetown at the end of M street
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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.