Sunday, November 17, 3:00 p.m.
Sandra Beasley, Cecily Iddings, Andrew Mossin & David Need
@ DC Arts Center
Sandra Beasley is the author of Count the Waves; I Was the Jukebox, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; Theories of Falling, winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize; and Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, a memoir about living with disability. She also edited Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance. She lives in Washington, D.C., and teaches with the University of Tampa low-residency MFA program.
Cecily Iddings is the author of Everyone Here (Octopus Books, 2014) and a chapbook, Is To: As: Is To (Spooky Girlfriend, 2015). After living and teaching in Brooklyn for a decade, she moved to Baltimore in 2018.
A Washington, D.C. native who has lived and worked in the Philadelphia area for the last thirty years, Andrew Mossin has published poetry, creative non-fiction and critical essays in numerous journals and literary magazines, including Conjunctions, Hambone, Jacket, Talisman, Callaloo, Contemporary Literature, New Ohio Review, and others. He is the author of five collections of poetry: The Epochal Body (Singing Horse Press), The Veil (Singing Horse Press), Exile's Recital (Spuyten Duyvil), Torture Papers (Spuyten Duyvil), and Stanzas for the Preparation of Perception (Spuyten Duyvil). He is an Associate Professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he teaches in the Intellectual Heritage Program.

David Need has been a university lecturer in Asian Religions in Durham, NC for twenty years. Book publications include two volumes of essays and translations on Rilke — Rainer Maria Rilke, Roses: The Late French Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, David Need, translations and essay, Horse and Buggy Press, 2014, and Rainer Maria Rilke, Notebooks and Personal Papers, David Need, translations and essays, Shearsman, 2018 — and one volume of his own poetry, Offshore St, Mark / Songs in-Between the Day: Two Suites, Three Count Pour, 2015. His poetry and critical writings have appeared in Hambone, Talisman, Golden Handcuffs Review, Lana Turner Review, Heavy Feathers Review, Spoke, Oyster Boy and Minor American.


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