Sunday, April 19, 3:00 p.m.
Adam Chiles, Morgan Parker, Joshua Poteat, & Allison Titus
@ DC Arts Center

Adam Chiles first book Evening Land (Cinnamon Press,
UK) was nominated for the 2009 Gerald Lampert Award for best first book in Canada. His work has appeared in Barrow Street, Gulf Coast, Magma, Indiana Review, Painted Bride Quarterly and other journals in the US and UK. He lives in Warrenton, VA.

Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015), selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize, and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Coconut Books 2016). Her poetry and essays have been featured in numerous publications, as well as anthologized in Why I Am Not a Painter (Argos Books) and The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (forthcoming, Haymarket Books). A Cave Canem fellow and poetry editor for Coconut Magazine and The Offing, she also contributes writing to Weird Sister and co-curates the Poets With Attitude (PWA) reading series with Tommy Pico. She lives in Brooklyn and at

Joshua Poteat’s forthcoming book The Regret Histories (HarperCollins, 2015) is a selection of the 2014 National Poetry Series. He is the author of Illustrating the Machine that Makes the World (University of Georgia Press, 2009) and Ornithologies (Anhinga Press, 2006) as well as three chapbooks:The Scenery of Farewell and Hello Again (Diode Editions, 2014), For the Animal (New Michigan Press, 2013), and Meditations (Poetry Society of America, 2004). He lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Allison Titus is the author of two books of poems: The True Book of Animal Homes (forthcoming from Saturnalia Press) and Sum of Every Lost Ship (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2010) and one novel, The Arsonist’s Song Has Nothing to Do with Fire (Etruscan Press, 2014). Her work has been published in A Public Space, Boston Review, Tin House, Gulf Coast, and Denver Quarterly, among others. She is the recipient of a fellowship from the NEA, and teaches in the low-res MFA program at New England College


2438 18th Street in Adams Morgan
(south of Columbia Rd. on the west side of the street)
All readings are on third Sundays at 3 PM, Admission $5, FREE for DCAC members