Celebrating Poetry at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

Georgetown Library

Celebrating Poetry at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

April - National Poetry Month

Please join us for poetry readings on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m.

We launch our monthly poetry reading series that will be held on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Well-known local poets will read from their works.
Featured poets for April are Herb Guggenheim and Fred Pollack.
Herb GuggenheimFred Pollack

Herb Guggenheim was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Silver Spring, Md. His work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including the Beloit Poetry Journal, the Florida Review, Gargoile, Poetry Quarterly and the Washington Review.

In 2013, his poem "Coats" was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His book Sunset at the Hotel Mira Mar: New and Selected Poems was released by Infinity Publishing in 2011.

Fred Pollack is author of two book-length narrative poems. The Adventure and Happiness, both published by Story Line Press. His work has appeared in Hudson Review, Salmagundi, Poetry Salzburg Review, Magma (UK), Big Bridge, Hamilton Stone Review, BlazeVox, The New Hampshire Review, Mudlark, Occupoetry, Kalkion, and elsewhere.

He's adjunct professor of creative writing at the George Washington University. His poetics: "neither navel-gazing mainstream nor pseudo-avant-garde."