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Mayapple author Jean Nordhaus to appear at Washington DC’s Literary Hill Bookfest and to read at Tunnicliff’s – Sunday May 1st, 2016

Jean Nordhaus, author of Memos From the Broken World will read as part of the Literary Hill Bookfest in Washington DC on Sunday May 1st. The event gets underway at 11am at Eastern Market, 225 Seventh Street, SE.

Then, at 3pm, Jean and a number of other poets will read at Tunnicliff’s Tavern, just across the street at 222 7th St SE. Books will also be for sale at the reading.

Many Capitol Hill writers will be on hand selling and signing book on Sunday. Here’s a page with the lineup of writers appearing at the Literary Hill Bookfest

Mayapple author Susana H. Case to read Saturday September 13th, 2014 – Washington DC

Author Name – Susana H. Case
Mayapple Book Title(s) – 4 Rms w Vu
Date(s) of Event – 09/13/2014
Event time – 8 PM
Place Name – The Big Hunt
Address – 1345 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC (Map)
Type of event: Reading
Other Event Participants – East Coast poets of District Lit
Notes – hosted in the Devil’s Kitchen downstairs
Event Website –

Other poets participating:
Frederick Pollack (VA)
MRB Chelko (NY)
Steve Mitchell (NC)
Brian Simoneau (CT)
Ricky Garni (NC)
Jill McDonough (NJ)
Peter Swanson (MA)
Melissa Reddish (MD)
RJ Gibson (WV)
Shelley Puhak (MD)

Facebook event page

Mayapple author Myra Sklarew to read at the Split This Rock Poetry festival – Washington DC – Saturday March 29

Myra Sklarew - Harmless

Myra Sklarew, author of Harmless will be one of the featured readers at the Split This Rock Poetry Festival in Washington DC.

The festival runs from Thursday March 27th to Sunday March 30th and Myra will read on Saturday March 29th. Myra’s section runs from 4:30 to 6:30 and she will be joined by Claudia Rankine, Eduardo C. Corral, and Gayle Danley. The readings are free and open to the public.

All readings take place at the National Geographic Society Grosvenor Auditorium, 1600 M Street, NW., Washington, D.C. 20036 Map

Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2014 invites poets, writers, activists, and dreamers to Washington, DC for four days of poetry, community building, and creative transformation. Featuring readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programming, parties, and activism, the festival offers opportunities to speak out for justice, build connection and community, and celebrate the many ways poetry can act as an agent for social change.

While all readings are free and open to the public at large,

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