Monday, May 28, 2012

Poem by Mike White on Poetry Daily

"Buying My First Suit" from the 2011 Washington Prize-winning book How to Make a Bird with Two Hands by Mike White was published on the Poetry Daily website May 27, 2012.

Originally from Montreal, Mike lives and teaches in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bird is his first book and The Word Works proudly launched it in Chicago during the 2012 Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Bookfair and Convention.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


[This year we're on Sunday afternoons!]

Join us at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Road, NW, Washington, DC,
every Sunday at 3 PM, from June 3 through our concluding program on July 22.

CLICK HERE for directions to the Nature Center and Planetarium


June 3:  Susan Okie and Ehud Sela

June 10:  Elizabeth Arnold
and Jacklyn Potter Young Poets Prize Winners
Zachary Fine & Ariana Yeatts-Lonske

June 17:  Kathleen Hellen and Alyse Knorr

June 24:  Pamela Murray Winters and Meredith Davies Hadaway

July 1:  Emily Fragos and Brandel France de Bravo

July 8:  Brad Richard and Donna Lewis Cowan

July 15: Mark Fitzgerald and Adam Vines

July 22:  Barbara Goldberg and Mark Smith-Soto

Thank you to our generous sponsors and volunteers for this exciting summer program!
Come join us for some poetry in the park!