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Poetry and Spoken Word at Glen Echo Park

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Date(s) - 08/03/2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Glen Echo Park National Park Service

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Free USD
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GLEN ECHO, MD 

David Martin/aka Q.R. Quasar will be reading jointly with Maritza Rivera. Tony Bernardi is also a featured reader. The program concludes with an open mic segment.

David Martin/aka Q.R. Quasar is a poet, playwright, novelist, scholar and translator of Arabic & Persian poetry, with work in Poetry, Hawaii Review, Al Arabiyya. His seven books include Buddha Time and Watching the Universe Die (Global Scholarly Publications.org). His translations include Expanse of Green and Sepehry’s Persian poetry (UNESCO/Kalimat).

Maritza Rivera is the creator of a short form of poetry called Blackjack, the publisher of Casa Mariposa Press, and hosts the annual Mariposa Poetry Retreat and the annual Mariposa Reunion Reading . She leads workshops at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda and is the author of About You, A Mother’s War, A Baker’s Dozen, Twenty-One: Blackjack Poems, and The Blackjack Poetry Playing Cards.

Tony Bernardi is an interdisciplinary multi-creative thinker whose portfolio of creative works reflects his passion for form and meaning in art, philosophy, and science. Tony has authored 3 longer works – Dialogues, an ode to longing, Tobias, a novel in progress, and Field of Perception, a collection of aphorisms and meditations. Tony is also an accomplished musician and painter.

 

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