Sunday, June 4, 6:00 pm
Mark Wallace, Suzanne Stein & Buck Downs
@ Bridge Street Books

A native of Jones County, Miss., BUCK DOWNS' latest book is Shiftless [Harvester], from above/ground press. Previous books include Tachycardia: Poems 2010-2012 and Marijuana Softdrink, both from Edge.

SUZANNE STEIN's poetry and performance publications include The Kim GameTOUT VA BIEN, and Hole in Space. With Steve Benson, she is the author of Do Your Own Damn Laundry, which documents the 36 improvisational dialogues they performed together between 2011-2012. She is the founding editor, and for eight years was editor in chief, of SFMOMA's Open Space.

MARK WALLACE is the author or editor of more than fifteen books and chapbooks of poetry, fiction, and essays. Most recently he has published a novel, Crab, and book-length prose poem, Notes from the Center on Public Policy. He lives in San Diego, California.


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.