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DC Pride Poem-a-Day reading, featuring Richard Hamilton, Kim Roberts, Natasha Sajé, and Dan Vera

DC Pride Poem-a-Day reading, featuring Richard Hamilton, Kim Roberts, Natasha Sajé, and Dan Vera

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Join us for a poetry reading with poets Richard Hamilton, Kim Roberts, Natasha Sajé, and Dan Vera from 2024 DC Pride Poems!

DC Pride Poems is an annual project designed to showcase LGBTQ+ poets from the greater Washington, DC region. The project features 30 poets, releasing a video each day during the month of June, in honor of National Pride Month. DC Pride Poems is proud to represent the richness and diversity of queer poets from the nation’s capital.

Friday June 28 @ 7:00pm
Little District Books
737 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

Richard Hamilton was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and raised in the American south. He is the author of Rest of Us (Re-Center Press, 2021) and Discordant (Autumn House Press, 2023). His work has appeared in Obsidian Literary Journal, Ocean State Review, and 128 Lit.

Kim Roberts is the author of six books of poems, most recently Corona/Crown, a cross-disciplinary collaboration with photographer Robert Revere (WordTech Editions, 2023). Roberts edited By Broad Potomac’s Shore: Great Poems from the Early Days of our Nation’s Capital (University of Virginia Press, 2020), selected by the East Coast Centers for the Book to represent Washington, DC in the Route 1 Reads program. She is the author of the popular guidebook, A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston (University of Virginia Press, 2018).

Natasha Sajé was born stateless in Munich, Germany, and grew up in New York City and its suburbs. She is the author of five books of poems, including The Future Will Call You Something Else (Tupelo, 2023); a postmodern poetry handbook, Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory (Michigan, 2014); and a PEN finalist memoir, Terroir: Love, Out of Place (Trinity UP, 2020). She is Professor Emerita of English at Westminster University in Salt Lake City, continues to teach in the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program, and lives in Washington, DC. 

Dan Vera is a writer, editor, and literary historian living in Washington, DC. The author of two poetry collections and co-editor of Imaniman: Poets Writing In The Anzaldúan Borderlands, his next book of poetry will be released in 2025 from FlowerSong Press. His poetry appears in various journals, anthologies, and academic curricula.
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