Archive for January, 2009

Feb. 7- Cathy Eisenhower, Mel Nichols, Rod Smith

Posted in Uncategorized on January 29, 2009 by M. Ball

Cathy Eisenhower lives & works as a librarian in Washington, DC.
Edge Books released her first full-length collection titled-
clearing without reversal – in 2009
& Roof Books will put out her second book in the fall of 2009.
Cathy co-curates the In Your Ear Reading Series at The District of Columbia Arts Center.


Mel Nichols is the author of Bicycle Day (Slack Buddha Press 2008),
The Beginning of Beauty, Part 1: hottest new ringtones mnichol6 (Edge Books 2007),
Day Poems (Edge Books 2005) & the forthcoming
Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenom (a finalist in the National Poetry Series)
A recent online chapbook collaboration with Mark Cunningham can be seen at


Rod Smith is the publisher of Edge Books & the journal Aerial.
He curates & hosts The Bridge Street Books Reading Series in Washington, DC.
His books include-
DEED (University of Iowa Press,2007)
Music or Honesty (Roof Books, 2003)
The Good House (Spectacular Books, 2001)
Protective Immediacy (Segue Foundation, 1997)
In Memory Of My Theories (O Books, 1996)



new venue for the i.e. series –

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2009 by M. Ball


Ric Royer has opened a theater at LOF Studios & has most generously invited
the i.e. reading series to be held in his new space called LOF/T.
The i.e readings will be held once a month on a Saturday at 8 pm.
For more info on Ric Royer & LOF Studios scroll down the sidebar
to ‘friends’. Thank You Ric !!!