Cafe Muse Reading: Jona Colson and Steven Leyva

Poets Jona Colson and Steven Leyva will read from their work, and an open mic will follow. The evening starts with classical guitar by Michael C. Davis and includes refreshments. The Writer's Center is about a 10-minute walk from Metro Rail's Bethesda stop on the Red Line. It is handicap accessible. There is ample meter-fed or pay-by-app parking on a lot across the street.

Cafe Muse is a longstanding, monthly reading series in downtown Bethesda, MD, featuring widely recognized poets. It is sponsored by The Word Works (, a non-profit literary organization publishing contemporary poetry, including translations, and sponsoring programs and contests for more than 40 years. The Writer's Center ( has been hosting and providing literary porgrams and workshops in the Washington DC area since 1976.