We hope you'll join us this Sunday, April 17 at 3pm for the monthly In Your Ear poetry reading at the District of Columbia Arts Center. This Sunday we are pleased to host WANDA PHIPPS and SARA VEGLAHN.
WANDA PHIPPS is a poet, performer, translator, and journalist. She received her B.A. in English with a Theater Concentration from Barnard College of Columbia University, studied poetry with Bernadette Mayer, Allen Ginsberg and others at the Naropa Institute. Phipps also studied theater and acting at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. She is the author of the CD rom Zither Mood (Faux Press), the chapbooks Lunch Poems (Boog Literature), Your Last Illusion or Break-Up Sonnets (Situations Press), and After the Mishap (Faux Press). She has performed on stages all over the U.S. as a poet and with her various bands. Her poetry has been the subject of a short film entitled Filmpoem for Wanda Phipps by Joel Schlemowitz. Wake-Up Calls: 66 Morning Poems is her first full-length collection.
SARA VEGLAHN is the author of two chapbooks, Another Random Heart (Margin to Margin, 2002) and Falling Forward (Braincase, 2003), and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in: Conjunctions 44, 26, 580 Split, Fence, Word for/Word, Free Verse, and elsewhere. She is the poetry editor for the magazine Art New England, and currently lives in Northampton, MA.
DCAC is located at 2438 18th St NW in Adams Morgan, just south of Columbia Road on the west side of the street. For directions see http://www.dcartscenter.org/location.html
. Admission is $3.00. Free for DCAC members. Refreshments available before during and afterwards. Hope to see you there!