In the Author's Corner: The Inner Loop presents local writers Dan Brady, Jenn Koiter, & Andrew Bertaina — at Union Market

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Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 6:30pm

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Join us at Politics & Prose at Union Market for a panel and Q&A featuring three DC authors. We'll talk publishing, community, and writing practice, then head over to Last Call for drinks and mingling.

Andrew Bertaina's short story collection One Person Away From You (2021) won the Moon City Press Fiction Award (2020). His work has appeared in The Threepenny Review, Witness Magazine, The Normal School, Open Bar at Tin House, and The Best American Poetry. He has an MFA from American University in Washington, DC. His work is available at

Jenn Koiter is a writer, breathworker, and creativity and writing coach. Her debut poetry collection is So Much of Everything. Her poems and essays have appeared in Barrelhouse, Smartish Pace, The Shore, perhappened, One Art, Ruminate, Copper Nickel, and other journals. She lives in Washington, DC, and you can find her at literary events around town or on Twitter and Instagram as @jennkoiter.
Dan Brady is the author of the poetry collections Strange Children (2018), Subtexts (2022), and Songs in E——, winner of the Barclay Prize for Poetry, forthcoming from Trnsfr Books, along with two poetry chapbooks. He is the longtime poetry editor of Barrelhouse, a literary magazine and small press based in DC. Previously, Dan served as the editor of American Poets, the journal of the Academy of American Poets, and worked in the Literature Division at the National Endowment for the Arts, where he received a Distinguished Service Award for his work on the Big Read, the largest community reading initiative in US history. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and two kids.


5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Union Market
Fiction & Poetry