AWP Off-Site Reading

  • Busboys & Poets 1025 5th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States

Poetry Barn will be hosting an off-site reading during AWP! Our venue  - Busboys & Poets - is a short 10-minute jaunt from the convention center - a beautiful open space with 30-ft high ceilings and a grand central staircase that leads to a mezzanine level (the "Loft") - where our reading will unfurl with a full menu and private bar.
Featured readers include teaching artists Susan Yount, Alexandra van de Kamp, Stacey Balkun, and Jennifer Givhan and poets Nandini Dhar, Kim Peter Kovac, Laura-Gray Street, Karen Neuberg, Cindy Hochman, and Soraya Shalforoosh. Founder and executive director Lissa Kiernan hosts. 

The reading will conclude with an open mic. The venue holds 60. Come early to claim your space!