Join The Writer's Center workshop leader Michele Wolf to celebrate her newest poetry collection, Immersion--selected by Denise Duhamel for The Word Works' Hilary Tham Capital Collection--with a reading/book-launch party at The Writer's Center on Sunday, March 13. Before that, catch her in February at readings during the AWP conference (open to the public, 2/4), at Iota Club and Café (2/13), and at the Library of Congress (2/15).
*FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 7 p.m., refreshments provided
The Word Works Hilary Tham Capital Collection Poets
Special reading during the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference
Featuring Michele Wolf, Barbara Louise Ungar, Brandon Johnson, W. Perry Epes, and Rosemary Winslow
Party Room, Woodley Park Towers
2737 Devonshire Place NW
For more information: 202-265-2312 (Woodley Park Towers)
Closest Metro stop: Woodley Park Towers is a 10-minute walk from the Cleveland Park Metro. Walk south on Connecticut Avenue; turn right on Devonshire Place. The building’s main entrance is just past the fountain; ask for directions to the Party Room.
From the conference hotel: The building is a 12-minute walk from the Marriott Wardman Park conference hotel. As you leave the hotel, turn left onto Connecticut Avenue and walk north, passing the National Zoo on your right. Turn left on Devonshire Place (just before the bridge); on the right you'll see the Woodley Park Towers.
*SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 6 p.m.
The Iota Poetry Series
Featuring Michele Wolf and Holly Karapetkova
Open reading to follow
Iota Club and Café
2832 Wilson Boulevard
For more information: 703-522-8340 (Iota), iotaclubandcafe.com; 703-256-9275 (Miles David Moore, host), firstname.lastname@example.org
Closest Metro stop: Clarendon (Orange Line). When you come up the escalator, you’ll be at the intersection of Wilson Boulevard and Highland Street. Cross Highland Street and walk down Wilson against traffic (it’s one-way coming toward you). Iota is two and a half blocks down on your right.
*TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, noon
Poetry at Noon, “Love Poems” Reading
Featuring Michele Wolf, Michael Salcman, and Sue Brannan Walker
Library of Congress
Whittall Pavilion (ground level)
Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First Street SE
For more information: 202-707-5394; loc.gov/poetry/events.html
Closest Metro stop: Capitol South (Orange and Blue lines). Exit the station using the main exit. Walk approximately two blocks north on First Street SE. The Thomas Jefferson Building is between Independence Avenue and East Capitol Street.
Michele Wolf is the author of Immersion (selected by Denise Duhamel, Hilary Tham Capital Collection), Conversations During Sleep (Anhinga Prize for Poetry), and The Keeper of the Light, (Painted Bride Quarterly Poetry Chapbook Series award). Her poems have also appeared in Poetry, The Hudson Review, North American Review, Antioch Review, Boulevard, and numerous other literary journals and anthologies. She serves as a contributing editor for Poet Lore. Visit her new Web site.