Literary Fun in the DMV

How well do you know your bookish Washington-area institutions?



2 Walls of Books on _______ Avenue sells new and used books

8 The oldest continuously published poetry journal in America, published by another

answer to this puzzle

9 Another name for the Independent's Washington Writers Conference in April

13 _______ & Poets, where you get a good read and a mean meatless chili

15 Litmag and organizer of Conversations and Connections conferences in the DC and

Pittsburgh areas

16 _____ & Prose has been slinging books since 1984

17 The Hurston _____ Foundation fosters the current and future greats in African-American literature


1 A Poetry Quarterly that shares its name with a circular commuter nightmare

3 If you have any of this while you're in Adams Morgan, come spend it in the bookstore of

the same name

4 This Bethesda institution has launched many a literary career

5 This litmag likes hanging out on church roofs

6 Where you get your books before eating Afterwords

7 This monthly open-mic reading series is a project of 826DC

10 This monthly reading series is the clockwise ring of a commuter's inferno

11 _____ Lit is a locally-published journal featuring poetry, fiction and visual arts

12 _____ District, the tale-telling org formerly known as Speakeasy

14 Have a drink at Petworth Citizen before shopping at ______ Street Books next door

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