Sunday, January 17, 3:00 p.m.
Michelle Chan Brown, Tracy Dimond, Mark Lamoureux, and Michael Morse
@ DC Arts Center

Michelle Chan Brown’s Double Agent won the Kore First Book Award, judged by Bhanu Kapil. Her forthcoming book, Motherland, with Wolves, won the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in Blackbird, Cimarron Review, The Missouri Review, Witness and others. A Kundiman fellow, Michelle edits Drunken Boat and lives in Almaty, Kazakhstan, where she is on a Fulbright, writing on hybridity. She blogs at Year of the Horse.

Tracy Dimond co-curates Ink Press Productions. Her latest chapbook, I Want Your Tan, was released in May by Ink Press. She is also the author of Grind My Bones Into Glitter, Then Swim Through The Shimmer (NAP 2014)and Sorry I Wrote So Many Sad Poems Today (Ink Press 2013), winner of Baltimore City Paper’s Best Chapbook. She teaches composition and works in library event programming.

Mark Lamoureux lives in New Haven, CT. He is the author of three full-length collections of poetry: Spectre (Black Radish Books 2010), Astrometry Orgonon (BlazeVOX Books 2008), and 29 Cheeseburgers / 39 Years (Pressed Wafer, 2013). A fourth collection, It’ll Never Be Over For Me, is due out from Black Radish Books in 2016. His work has been published in print and online in Cannibal, Denver Quarterly, Jacket, Fourteen Hills and many others. In 2014 he received the 2nd annual Ping Pong Poetry award, selected by David Shapiro, for his poem “Summerhenge/Winterhenge.” He teaches at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, CT.

Michael Morse is the author of Void and Compensation (Canarium Books, 2015). He has published poems in various journals and anthologies,including A Public Space, The American Poetry Review, Field, jubilat, The Literary Review, Ploughshares, Spinning Jenny, Tin House, and The Best American Poetry, 2012. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., and teaches at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, and the summer workshops at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.


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