Sunday, January 19, 3:00 p.m.
Marie Buck, Christopher Kondrich & Nicolette Polek
@ DC Arts Center

Marie Buck is the author of Goodnight, Marie, May God Have Mercy on Your Soul (Roof, 2017) and Portrait of Doom (Krupskaya, 2015). She is the managing editor and online literary editor at Social Text and lives in Brooklyn.

Christopher Kondrich is the author of Valuing(University of Georgia Press, 2019), selected by Jericho Brown as a winner of the National Poetry Series, and Contrapuntal (Free Verse Editions, 2013). A winner of The Iowa Review Award for Poetry and The Paris-American Reading Series Prize, his work has received support from the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences and the I-Park Foundation. New poems appear or are forthcoming in the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, The Believer, Boston Review, Conjunctions, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, Witness, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts and a PhD from the University of Denver. An Associate Editor for 32 Poems, he lives and works in Maryland.

Nicolette Polek is the author of Imaginary Museums (Soft Skull Press, 2020). She is a recipient of a 2019 Rona Jaffe Writers' Award and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Paris Review, Electric Literature, Chicago Quarterly Review, New York Tyrant Magazine, and elsewhere. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and currently lives in Maryland, where she is working on her first novel.


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