January 31st, 2011 / 3:04 pm

Belladonna * at AWP!

I’m overwhelmed by how jam-packed with goodness AWP is this year! Belladonna * are going to have some pretty amazing events, which you all should attend! Here are the details:

Belladonna * is part of Table X at the conference bookfair:
ROW I1 – I11 and I28 – I36


Friday, February 4, 2011; 4 – 6 pm
A Walking Poem Against Censorship
JOIN US for a march & speak-out against the silencing of voices that want & need to be heard and a celebration of voices, of our voices, of your voices. Bring signs, texts, images, costumes!
Location: GATHER outside Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (conference hotel) on corner of Connecticut Ave & Woodley Road NW, Washington DC.
MARCH on Connecticut Ave to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Monument at M Street NW for SPEAK-OUT, reading, breaking of silences.

Friday, February 4, 2011; 6:30 pm
Reading and Conversation with Bhanu Kapil, Eileen Myles, & Vanessa Place
The first of four Belladonna* Collaborative PROSE EVENTS: a reading and conversation with prose writers who write at the intersection of fiction and the essay, producing texts that are urgent and often unclassifiable.
Limited edition chaplets available!
Hamiltonian Gallery;1353 U Street, Suite 101; Washington DC
Directions: Half block away from U Street / Cardozo Metro stop at 13th St. Take the Red Line from Woodley Park, transfer over to green line at Chinatown/Gallery Place, and get off at U Street. Or a 15 minute cab from AWP.


  1. sp

      My immediate, first thought when I saw this was: “Belladonna the pornstar? At AWP? Awesome, I think!” But then I kept reading. Still exciting, but…well, less exciting.

  2. Jason Hensel

      I thought the same thing, that Belladonna, the porn star, was coming to AWP.