In Your Ear
October 20, 2019 at 3:00PM
$5 at the Door/Free to DCAC Members
Hang out at Songbyrd afterwards!
Jennifer Atkinson is the author of five poetry collections. The most recent one, The Thinking Eye, was published by Parlor Press/Free Verse Editions in 2016. These poems are from a recently completed ms. titled A Gray Realm the Ocean. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at George Mason University.
Born in Upstate New York, Poet and video artist Adam Tedesco is a founding editor of REALITY BEACH, a journal of new poetics. His work has been screened at MoMA PS1, &Now: A Festival of Innovative Writing, No Nation Gallery, New Hampshire Poetry Festival, and has appeared or is forthcoming in Conduit, Fence, jubilat, Laurel Review, and elsewhere. He is the author of several chapbooks, most recently Misrule (Ursus Americanus, 2019). His first full-length poetry collection, Mary Oliver, was recently published by Lithic Press.
Joshua Weiner is the author of three books of poetry (all from University of Chicago Press). His Berlin Notebook, reporting about the refugee crisis in Germany, was published by Los Angeles Review of Books in 2016 as a digital edition. A chapbook, Everything I Do I Do Good: Trumpoems (Dispatches from the Poetry Wars, 2018) is available as a free digital download (www.disptachespoetrywars.com). He has received Whiting, Guggenheim, and Rome Prize fellowships, as well as the Amy Lowell Traveling Scholarship, which took him to Berlin in 2012-13. The poetry editor of Tikkun, he teaches at University of Maryland, and lives in Washington D.C.