Beltway Poetry Quarterly

A Splendid Wake Issue

Volume 15:4, Fall 2014

Guest Editor: Myra Sklarew
Table of Contents

Introduction by Myra Sklarew


Regie Cabico
DC Slam History

Dan Vera
Reinaldo Arenas and Roberto Valero: Friends and Exiles in Washington, DC

Brian Gilmore
Larry Neal: In Service of Art

Patricia Gray
Poetry Behind the Scenes at the Library of Congress

Myra Sklarew
William Stafford

Kim Roberts and Dan Vera
Remembered by Name

Janet Hulstrand
An Interview with James A. Emanuel

Linda Pastan
Roland Flint and Siv Cedering Fox

Kenneth Carroll
8-Rock Collective

Julie R. Enszer
“I’ll Settle for a Moment of Glory”: Lesbian-Feminist Poetry in Washington

Kim Roberts
DC Poetry Anthologies

Myra Sklarew
The Howard Poets in Perspective

Myra Sklarew
Sam Allen, aka Paul Vesey

Elisavietta Ritchie
Macomb Street Workshops

Philip K. Jason
Monumental Merrill

Grace Cavalieri
Interview with May Miller

Toni Asante Lightfoot
From Friends to Griots: The Modern Urban Griots