Thursday, September 27, 2007


Dan Vera at Shirlington Busboys October 1

Busboys and Poets has opened a new branch in Shirlington, VA, and I will be hosting the poetry night Monday, October 1, when we'll feature DC Poets Against the War stalwart and Vrzhu Press editor Dan Vera. Followed by an open mic!

The reading starts at 8:00 pm, but come early for dinner or a drink and make it a festive occasion. Busboys and Poets, 4251 S. Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA. (Directions at

Dan Vera is managing editor of the gay culture journal White Crane, founder of Brookland Area Writers & Artists, cofounder of Vrzhu Poetry Press, and a member of the Triangle Artists Group. He has studied history, anthropology, theology, and justice & peace studies at Southwestern University and Iliff School of Theology in Denver. His work has been published in DC Poets Against The War: An Anthology, Delaware Poetry Review, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Konch, Shaping Sanctuary, Red Wheelbarrow, and Raddish. His poetry has appeared on Pacifica Radio’s nationally broadcast Peace Watch program. He lives in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC with his partner Peter and their operatic dog Roofus.

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