The Spiral Staircase Poetry Reading and Open Read
Admission is FREE
CL Bledsoe is the assistant editor for The Dead Mule and author of sixteen books, most recently the poetry collection Trashcans in Love, the flash collection Ray’s Sea World, and the collaborative poetry collection I Never Promised You a Sea Monkey–with Michael Gushue. Originally from a rice and catfish farm in eastern Arkansas, Bledsoe lives in northern Virginia with his daughter.
Michael Gushue is co-founder of the nanopress Poetry Mutual and he co-curates the occasional reading series Poetry at the Watergate. His latest book—in collaboration with CL Bledsoe—is I Never Promised You A Sea Monkey. He lives in the Brookland neighborhood (described by the New York Times as “a shabby and decidedly unhip neighborhood”) of Washington, D.C.
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FREE PARKING FOR SPIRAL STAIRCASE POETRY
PARK FOR FREE in the Anne Arundel County employees’ garage at
19 St. John’s St. (GPS/Mapquest the address)
The garage is OPEN AND FREE on the weekends. It is about a five-minute walk from the 49 West Coffeehouse.
The garage is right across from the St. John’s College auditorium. Turn on to St. John’s St. off of College Ave., OR come straight down Rowe Blvd. from Rt. 50, then turn left at the light at Calvert St., and then left on St. John St. Here’s a link with the St. John’s St. garage’s location and the walking route to 49 West Cafe.
Please contact me with any questions.