Poetry Reading - Barrett Warner and Donald Illich

Georgetown Library

Poetry Reading - Barrett Warner and Donald Illich

National Poetry Month

We continue to celebrate Nation Poetry Month with two readings from well-known local poets, Barrett Warner and Donald Illich on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Barrett Warner has published two poetry volumes:  Why Is  it So Hard to Kill You? (2016 Somondoco) and My Friend Ken Harvey (2014, Publishing Genius)  He is a  recent winner of the Tuson Book Festival   Essay prize, the Salamandar Fiction prize, and the Cloudbank Poetry prize.  His work has appeared in Gargoyle, Poetry Review, Southeast Review,   Berkeley Slipstream, Entropy Magazine, HML, and Giant.  He is also the editor of Free State Review, a nonpartisan literary journal . 

Donald Illich's work has appeared in journals such as The Iowa Review, LIT,  Nimrod, Passages North, and Rattle. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and received a scholarship from the Nebraska Summer Writers Conference. He self-published a chapbook, Rocket Children, in 2012. His chapbook, The Art of  Dissolving, was recently accepted by  Finishing Line Press for publication. He lives in Rockville, Md.