Sunday, February 23, 6:00 p.m.
Seth Perlow & Daniel Tiffany
@ Bridge Street Books
Daniel Tiffany is a poet and theorist who divides his time between LA and Berlin. He is the author of ten books, with collections of poetry from presses such as Action Books, Tinfish, and Omnidawn. His most recent collection (in collaboration with BLUNT RESEARCH GROUP), The Work-Shy, was published in the Wesleyan Poetry Series in 2016. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, Tin House, Boston Review, Bomb, The Brooklyn Rail, jubilat, Lana Turner, and many other journals.  His sixth collection of poetry, Cry Baby Mystic, will be published in the Fall of 2020. He recently completed writing the entry on “Lyric Poetry” for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Literature and is a recipient of the Berlin Prize (awarded by the American Academy in Berlin).

Seth Perlow is the author of a book of criticism, The Poem Electric: Technology and the American Lyric (University of Minnesota Press) and editor of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition (City Lights). He has written about poetry for the Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, Public Books, and elsewhere. His poems have appeared in the Carolina Quarterly, Cortland Review, Carousel, the Common, and some magazines that don’t start with the letter C. He teaches American literature and media studies at Georgetown University.  


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.