"The Poetics of Place"
Saturday, June 30 from 2–4 p.m.
Free; no registration required
This poetry reading is presented in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series. Featuring contributors to the anthology Full Moon on K Street: Poems about Washington, DC, the program is introduced by editor Kim Roberts and publisher Steven Allen May. Poets include Derrick Weston Brown, Christina Daub, Barbara Goldberg, Brandon D. Johnson, E. Ethelbert Miller, Yvette Neisser Moreno, Elizabeth Poliner, Myra Sklarew, and Alan Spears. Copies of Full Moon on K Street will be available for sale.
Louie Palu, Canadian, born 1968. U.S. Marine Gysgt. Carlos “OJ” Orjuela, age 31, Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, from Project: Home Front. 2008. Inkjet print, artist’s proof. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Joan Morgenstern. © photographer Louie Palu