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Common Wealth Reading: DC: 8/6/07

Café Muse presents Barbara DeCesare, Joanne Growney, Marjorie Maddox and Jerry Wemple.

The Word Works, in collaboration with Friendship Heights Village, presents at Café Muse on Monday, August 6, poets Barbara DeCesare, JoAnne Growney, Marjorie Maddox, and Jerry Wemple in a publications reading for COMMON WEALTH: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania. Friendship Heights Village Center is located at 4433 South Park Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland. All Café Muse programs are free to the public and handicapped accessible. Café Muse opens at 7pm with refreshments and classical guitar music by Michael Davis; readings begin at 7:30.

BARBARA DECESARE is a 2003 Pushcart Prize nominee.
JOANNE GROWNEY’s chapbook, My Dance is Mathematics, was published in 2006 by Paper Kite Press.
MARJORIE MADDOX’s short story collection, What She Was Saying, was a finalist for the 2005 Katherine Anne Porter Book Award.
JERRY WEMPLE, co-editor of the Common Wealth anthology, is an associate professor of English at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Attending poets are invited to participate in an open reading that concludes the Café Muse program. A sign-up sheet will be available at 7:00 pm. The Word Works is a nonprofit literary organization publishing contemporary poetry in artistic editions and sponsoring public programs for more than 30 years.

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