Saturday, May 05, 2012

Watten & Walker @ Bridge Street Tues 5/8, 8 PM



Please join us
TUESDAY MAY 8th at 8:00 PM

THE EDGE READING SERIES
at Bridge Street Books presents

BARRETT WATTEN
&
RYAN WALKER

BARRETT WATTEN is a language-centered poet and critic of modernist and postmodern cultures. His study The Constructivist Moment: From Material Text to Cultural Poetics (Wesleyan, 2003), received the René Wellek Prize in 2004. His collected earlier poems, Frame: 1971-1990, appeared from Sun & Moon in 1997; Bad History from Atelos in 1998; and Progress/Under Erasure from Green Integer in
2004. He has collaborated on two multi–authored works: Leningrad: American Writers in the Soviet Union (Mercury House, 1992) and The Grand Piano: An Experiment in Collective Autobiography, San Francisco, 1975-80. He is currently Professor of modernist studies and poetics at Wayne State University, Detroit.

RYAN WALKER grew up in Arnold, MD before moving to Colorado for grad school. In 1999 he moved to Washington, DC, where he remains. He is the author of Enjoy Potion, You Will Own It Permanently, and web impressario at dcpoetry.com.

BRIDGE STREET BOOKS
2814 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
ph 202 965 5200

Bridge Street Books is located in Georgetown, next to the Four Seasons Hotel,
five blocks from the
Foggy Bottom Metro, blue & orange lines.

UPCOMING READINGS:

Wednesday, May 9, 8:00PM
David Rees & Heather Fuller
@ Bridge Street Books

Friday, May 11, 7:00PM
Rob Halpern, Brian Fitzpatrick, Brandon Fitzgerald, and Fitz Fitzgerald
@ Black Fox Lounge : 1723 Connecticut Avenue NW

Sunday May 20, 3:00 PM,
Jordan Davis, Steven Karl, Angela Veronica Wong, & Tony Mancus
@ DCAC



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