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Idle Time Books

Phone: 
(202) 232-4774
Type: Indie Bookstore

Open since 1981, Idle Time Books houses 50,000 used, recent, and out-of-print books, as well as greeting cards, newspapers, records, and CDs. 

Address: 2467 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
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by Carolyn Parkhurst

New York Times best-selling author Carolyn Parkhurst shares the bookstores, reading series, and other literary landmarks of Washington, D.C., that make it “a beautiful, vibrant, creative city."

Upcoming Events
Poetry
Workshop
The Writer's Center
November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
Poetry
Reading
Zed's Cafe an arts, coffee, and living room cafe
December 5, 2014 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Talk
S. Dillon Ripley Center/Smithsonian International Gallery
December 6, 2014 - 10:00am
Conferences & Residencies
Conference
Sterling, Virginia United States
Festival
Washington, District of Columbia United States
MFA Programs
Magazine Articles

by Staff

May/June 2014

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Barrelhouse Books, a newly founded independent press launched by the editors of Barrelhouse magazine.

by Amanda Calderon

March/April 2014

This April, during National Poetry Month, and through September, five high school students will work to promote poetry across the country.

by Staff

May/June 2013

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Gazing Grain Press, an inclusive feminist press based in Fairfax, Virginia, that publishes one title each year as part of its annual poetry and hybrid-prose chapbook contest.

Directory of Writers
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