Lolita & Gilda's Burlesque Poetry Hour

Poets taking it off (the last Monday of every month at Bar Rouge in Dupont Circle -- 1315 16th Street NW Washington, DC at 8 p.m.)

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

We're Stripping Off our Last Shreds in November!

Join us for the last Burlesque Poetry Hour of 2006! Amy King, Harriet Levin and Deborah Ager are taking it off for Lolita and Gilda at Bar Rouge in Washington D.C. Monday, November 27. Reading will begin at 8:00 p.m. in The Dark Room at Bar Rouge.

Amy King is the author of Antidotes for an Alibi and the forthcoming, I'm the Man Who Loves You. She is the managing editor for the online magazine, MiPOesias, and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY-Nassau Community College. Please visit for more.

Harriet Levin is the author of The Christmas Show (Beacon Press) which was chosen by Eavan Boland for a Barnard New Women Poet's Prize. She is a winner of a Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay di Castagnola Award and a Grolier Poetry Prize. Recent work has appeared in The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, Denver Quarterly Review, Antioch Review, Ploughshares and Gulf Coast, among other journals. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop and a PEW Fellowship in the Arts Disciplinary Winner. She teaches at Drexel University and is Director of the University Writing Program.

D. Ager is publisher and editor of 32 Poems; poems from the magazine have appeared in Best New Poets 2005 and Best American Poetry. Her own writing has appeared in The Georgia Review, New Letters, Best New Poets 2006, and elsewhere. She has been awarded fellowships at the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.