Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30pm
Poetry Coffeehouse at Grace Church
Featuring poets Catherine Daly, Yvette Neisser, and Kathleen O'Toole Enjoy free dessert and free Starbucks coffee together with wonderful poetry.

Catherine Daly, author of two volumes of poetry, Locket and DaDaDa, has worked as a technical architect, officer in a Wall Street investment bank, engineer supporting the space shuttle orbiter, software developer for motion picture studios, and teacher. She lives in Los Angeles.

Yvette Neisser is a poet, translator, writer and editor. Her poems and translations of poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, most recently the Innisfree Poetry Journal, The International Poetry Review, and The Potomac Review. She is currently translating the work of local Argentinian poet Luis Alberto Ambroggio for a bilingual collection to be published in 2006. In addition, she is seeking a publisher for her own first book of poems, Fields of Vision, which was a finalist for the 2004 Gival Press Award. This spring, she will be teaching a course on literary translation at the Writers Center.

Kathleen O'Toole has combined a nearly thirty-year professional life in community organizing with teaching and writing. She received her Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1991, and has taught writing at JHU and at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her chapbook PRACTICE was published in 2005 by Finishing Line Press. Kathleen's work has appeared in POETRY, AMERICA,The Notre Dame Review, Natural Bridge, The Ledge and others. She currently works for Bread for the World, and lives in Takoma Park, MD with her husband John.

Grace Church is located at 1041 Wisconsin Ave., NW, in lower Georgetown between M and K streets. Two hours of free parking is available at Loews Cinema, a block away at Wisconsin & K -- please bring your parking stub for validation. Maps and directions can be found at http://www.gracedc.org.

We look forward to the reading; please email poetry@gracedc.org if you need any additional information.

David Bujard


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