Poetry Reading

Friday, February 22 at 6pm in Art Produce Gallery

Mel Nichols & Rod Smith

Rod Smith is the author of more than 10 collections of poetry, most recently, Deed (University of Iowa Press, 2007). He is editor & publisher of Edge Books and is also co-editingThe Selected Letters of Robert Creeley (University of California Press). Manager of the famed Bridge Street Books in Washington, DC and curator of its renowned reading series, Smith is a central member of the vibrant DC poetry community. With an MFA from George Mason University, Smith has taught in the MFA programs at Bard College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Mel Nichols’s most recent books are Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon (Edge, 2009) and Bicycle Day (Slack Buddha, 2008). Other recent work can be found in Poetry, New Ohio Review, and The Brooklyn Rail. She teaches at George Mason University, where she received her MFA, and at the Corcoran School of Arts and lives in Washington, DC. Her Flarf poem “I Google Myself” was recently featured on Huffington Post.

Event is Free and open to the public. (Donations accepted!)