Sunday, September 17, 3:00 p.m.
Nat Baldwin, Mugabi Byenkya & Bevil Townsend
@ DC Arts Center

Nat Baldwin is a writer and musician living in Portland, Maine. He has released several solo albums and plays bass in Dirty Projectors. His first collection of stories, The Red Barn, is out now from Calamari Archive.

Mugabi Augustine Ateenyi Olatokumbo Byenkya was born in Nigeria to Ugandan parents and has spent his life living across Africa, Asia and North America. Mugabi is a writer, poet and rapper who has honed his craft through writing workshops, poetry slams, cyphers and open mics across North America and East Africa. Mugabi was longlisted for theBabishai Niwe Poetry Award in 2015, has been featured on The Good Men Project, The Mighty and his writing is used to teach International High School English reading comprehension. His debut novel, Dear Philomena, was published in 2017.

Bevil Townsend, formerly published under Ellie Tipton, is a poet, feminist, and political junkie –– sometimes in reverse order. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the North American Review, Forklift Ohio, and Pleiades among other places. She is a recovering Adjunct Professor and former editor in various roles. You can read more of her poetry and find out more about her at


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