The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice is housed at Georgetown University in DC. They host visiting writers who give readings, workshops, and participate in annual symposia. Most monthly events take place on Tuesdays, with workshops starting at 5:30 pm and readings at 8:00 pm. Georgetown University, Intercultural Center, 37th & O Streets NW, DC. (202) 687-7435. Free admission.