If you want a poetry fix come out on Friday at 7 at Stain Bar. Here's the line up:
Richard Peabody, a prolific poet, fiction writer and editor, is an experienced teacher and important activist in the Washington , D.C. community of letters. He is the founder and co-editor of Gargoyle magazine and editor (or co-editor) of fourteen anthologies including Mondo Barbie, Mondo Elvis, Conversations with Gore Vidal, A Different Beat: Writings by Women of the Beat Generation, Alice Redux, Sex & Chocolate, Grace and Gravity: Fiction by Washington Area Women and Enhanced Gravity: More Fiction by Washington Area Women. He is the author of the novella Sugar Mountain, two short story collections, and six poetry collections. He is currently working on Electric Grace: Still More Fiction by Washington Area Women (forthcoming 2007). Peabody teaches at The Writer's Center and at Johns Hopkins University, where he has been presented the Faculty Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement. He lives and works in the Washington, D.C. area. You can find out more at: www.wikipedia.org and www.gargoylemagazine.com.
Nicole Steinberg is the Co-Editor of LIT and Associate Editor of BOMB Magazine. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, McSweeney's Internet Tendency,The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel—Second Floor, PMS,Lumina, and Half Drunk Muse, and she writes for music webzine Axis of Live. She's the founder, curator and host of EARSHOT, a Brooklyn-based reading series dedicated to the work and presence of emerging writers in the New York City area. She lives in Queens, New York.
Cate Peebles was born in Pittsburgh and currently lives in Brooklyn. She is a graduate of Reed College and is currently enrolled in the MFA program at the New School. She works as an editorial assistant on an oral biography of George Plimpton that will be published by Random House in 2008.