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.)

Friday, January 19, 2007

A New Year, A Sexier Burlesque

Join us for the first Burlesque Poetry Hour of 2007! Another all-girl review. Kate Greenstreet, Betsy Wheeler and Anne Gorrick are taking it off for Lolita and Gilda at Bar Rouge in Washington D.C. Monday, January 29. Reading will begin at 8:00 p.m. in The Dark Room at Bar Rouge.

Kate Greenstreet is the author of case sensitive (Ahsahta Press, 2006) and Learning the Language (Etherdome Press, 2005). Visit her online at

Betsy Wheeler’s poems have appeared in Forklift OH, The Hat, No Tell Motel, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pindeldyboz, Octopus, GutCult, Can We Have Our Ball Back and elsewhere. Co-editor of Pilot, and Stadler Fellow at Bucknell University, she lives and writes in a little cottage in Lewisburg, PA.

Anne Gorrick’s work has been published in many journals including: American Letters and Commentary, the Cortland Review, Dislocate, eratio, Fence, Gutcult, Hunger Magazine, No Tell Motel, the Seneca Review, Sulfur, and word for/word. She has work in the anthologies The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel, (No Tell Press, 2006) and Homage to Vallejo (Greenhouse Review Press, 2006). Collaborating with artist Cynthia Winika, she produced a limited edition artists’ book called “Swans, the ice,” she said with grants from the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY and the New York State Council for the Arts. She also curates the reading series Cadmium Text, featuring innovative writing from in and around New York’s Hudson Valley. More about the readings at